This listing is for one packet of Purple Lovegrass (Eragrostis spectabilis) seeds. Each packet contains roughly 500 seeds. For best germination of native species, remember to scatter seeds November-January!
A shorter, drought resistant grass valued for its purple-tinted spray of seeds. Shows the best color when planted in dense, single species clumps and it is often planted decoratively along borders. Best grown in poor, dry soils.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Gravely, Sandy
Bloom Color: Red/Purple
Bloom Time: Jul-Aug
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts Leonard’s skipper and a few smaller insects.