Eragrostis spectabilis

Common name: Purple Love Grass

Native plant

Purple Love Grass is a clump forming grass with inflorescence that looks like an explosion of fireworks of pinks and purples.  Bloom time is late summer to early fall.  This plant does well in dry to well-drain, nutrient poor soils.  Great choice for disturbed areas.  This plant can spread by rhizomes, forming colonies, and mature inflorescence have a tendency to break off and tumble around, distributing seed.


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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period


Urban environment

Harsh Exposure Tolerant


Prairie Grasslands

Growth form

Ground cover, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

Growth rate


Flower color


Fall color

Yellow Orange Purple


Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Inches
Max height
2 Feet
Max width
1 Inches

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