Love Grass Seeds - Purple

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  • Season: Perennial
  • USDA Zones: 5 - 10
  • Height: 20 inches
  • Width: 18 inches
  • Foliage Color: Light green
  • Flower Color: Bright rose-red
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Fall Color: Bronzy
  • Soil Requirement: Tolerates poor, dry soils, pH 5.8 - 6.8
  • Environment: Full sun
  • Moisture Requirements: Average to dry
  • Temperature: 68 - 72F
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
  • Light Required: Yes
  • Depth: Do not cover seed. Lightly press in to soil
  • Sowing Rate: 3 seeds per plant
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 18 inches
  • Care & Maintenance: See: Love Grass

Love Grass Purple

Purple Love Grass (Eragrostis spectabilis) - One of the most well-known and popular ornamental grasses, Purple Love Grass, is easily propagated by ornamental grass seeds. This grass is a native to the United States and is found on sandy, disturbed, or infertile soils. Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Love Grass blooms summer through fall and the purple frothiness of the flowers look their best planted in-mass next to gray foliaged plants or yellow flowered plants for contrast. This ornamental grass is great for a natural look or wildlife garden. Eragrostis provides nesting cover for ground birds and attracts butterflies. The foliage turns a pretty red-bronze in fall. Grow the grass in beds, borders or in containers.

How To Grow Purple Love Grass From Ornamental Grass Seed: Lovegrass seed can be sown either indoors in the late winter or directly outside. The ornamental grass seed is small, press the seed into the soil but do not cover it. Keep the Purple Love Grass seed moist until germination. Once established, the plants are very drought tolerant and are suitable for xeriscaping. Purple Love Grass care includes cutting the grass back in winter to prepare for spring growth.