Light Reqirements: full sun
Soil Moisture: dry/medium
Height: 1-2 ft
Bloom Color: soft reddish-purple
Bloom Time: July-August
Black Walnut tolerant? Yes
Purple Love Grass (Eragrostis spectablis)
I'm native to NY and to Tompkins County.
I’m a warm season grass.
I'm a bunch grass with a soft mounding habit.
My seeds attract birds.
I’m a host plant for the pepper and salt skipper butterfly found in our area.
I like to grow in clumps.
I spread slowly from short rhizomes.