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Eragrostis spectabilis

Purple Love Grass

Native to eastern North America, Purple Love Grass grows in low dense clumps. Great in containers or naturalistic plantings and ranging from blue to green to purple in color. It is low maintenance and drought tolerant once established.

Exposure:

Sun

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Height:

18-24 Inches

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Spread:

24-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Characteristics & Attributes for Eragrostis spectabilis

Attributes
Ground Cover
Fall Bloomer
Drought Tolerant
Fall Foliage
Compact Size
Attractive Foliage
Native
Low Maintenance
Flower Color
Purple
Foliage Color
Green
Blue
Best Usage
Container
Border or Bed
Naturalizing
Mass Planting
Edging
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Growth Rate
Medium
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