499

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

Height: 1’-2’

Bloom Color: Red/Purple

Bloom Time: Jul-Aug

Root Type: Fibrous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts Leonard’s skipper and a few smaller insects.

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