Purple Love Grass

Purple Love Grass

Latin Name: Erogrostis spectabilis

Type: Grass/Sedge

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry

Soil: Sand / Loam

Size: 1-1.5 feet

Color: Beige

Bloom Time: June / July / August

Description: This native grass is drought tolerant. Showy red-purple flower clusters stand 18 inches above the leaves. This creates a very striking effect when planted in mass. The plant matures to a soft cream color turning red in fall. When the inflorescence dries it snaps off to tumble around the yard.