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Purple Love Grass (Eragrostis), 4 in. Live Perennial Plant Grown in a Pot (1-pack)

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Purple Love Grass is an extremely drought-tolerant grass. It produces panicles of bright rose-red florets that look as if they are glowing when backlit by a warm, setting sun. Light green foliage turns a rich bronze color in fall with a slight bluish tint. Leaves are narrow and either flat or rolled. Makes quite a show when planted end masse in an open meadow or a naturalized garden setting. Forms slow-spreading, dense clumps measuring 18 in. tall to 24 in. tall and 12 in. W to 18 in. W.
  • Space plants approximately 18 in. to 24 in. apart for best results
  • For best results, plant in moist, sandy soil
  • Blooms mid Summer to Fall
  • Reaches standard mature height of 18 in. to 24 in.
  • Includes 1 plant grown in a 4 in. pot
  • Botanical name: eragrostis spectabilis
  • Grows and flowers best in full sun, partial shade
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Mature Height (in.)
18 in.
Mature Width (in.)
24 in.


Additional Characteristics
Disease Resistant
Average Shipping Height (in.)
4 in
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Blossom Color
No Blossoms
Botanical Name
Eragrostis spectabilis
Common Name
Growth Habit
Hardiness Zone
5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
Shipped As
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
No Wildlife Attracted
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

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