Purple Love Grass

Eragrostis

Elliott’s Lovegrass

A widespread North American resident, this irresistible warm season bunch grass gives you good reason to love it. The low, loosely arranged narrow light green blades launch tall thin flower stalks that cushion a lovely fine-hewn cloud of reddish purple seed heads in late summer. Bronze and burgundy-streaked autumn foliage extends the show. A butterfly's friend and a gardener’s delight, Eragrostis spectabilis asks for good drainage and struts unfaltering mettle, miraculously abiding air pollution and black walnuts as well as dry, poor, sandy or gravel-strewn sites.

Blooms July–September

Size: 18" – 2' 0" high x 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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Fantastic Fall Foliage.... The arresting foliage of these easy-care, low growing perennials remains tidy well into November. Adequate water, mulch and a mid-season trim help ensure their staying power.

November's last hurrah.... The shorter days and cooler nights of November have set the garden ablaze with eye-catching foliar color. By planting an assortment of woody plants as well as herbaceous perennials and ornamental grasses, which promote late season allure, a last hurrah is easily achieved. Each of the plants included in this newsletter bestow either plump berries, late blooms, compelling foliage or artful branching patterns. Happy Digging!

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