Erogrostis spectabilis, Purple Love Grass, Native Grasses, Native Perennial Grass Plugs

$5.00

200 in stock

Erogrostis spectabilis, Purple Love Grass, Native Grasses, Native Perennial Grass Plugs

Wholesale pricing is based on quantity. 50 plants (plugs) per tray with a required minimum purchase of 5 plants per species.

5 or more $5.00 each

25 or more $2.50 each
50 or more $1.25 each
100 or more $1.00 each                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

500 or more $ .95 each

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Order Minimum

There is a minimum order total of $150.00.

Total for all items combined before tax (VA residents only) and Shipping.

Description

Erogrostis spectabilis, Purple Love Grass, Native Grasses, Native Perennial Grass Plugs

Attractive Fall Color:
Average – Dry soil:
Average to moist soil:
Average well drained soil:
Average Wildlife Value:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
Dry-Moist Soil:
Erosion Control:
FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands:
Flood Tolerant:
Four Season Interest:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Grass/ Sedge/ Rush:
Groundcover:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Moist Soil:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
Salt Tolerant:
Sandy soil, coarse texture:
Small Mammals:
Songbirds:
Waterfowl:
Full Sun:
This item will be shipping Mid- Late June

Erogrostis spectabilis, Purple Love Grass

Size Notes: 8-18 inches tall.
Leaf: Green
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Cold Tolerant: yes
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Sandy soils. Well drained open fields. Grows best on moist, sandy soil in full sun.
Conditions Comments: When in bloom, the short stalks create a nice hazy purple-red coloration especially when grown in a mass. Like most grasses. This plant grows rhizomously and can spread and it will reseed if seeds allowed to ripen.

Erogrostis spectabilis, Purple Love Grass, Native Grasses, Native Perennial Grass Plugs

Wildlife Benefits: Supports the paradoxical grass moth as a larval host plant; this grass is exceptionally popular with insect herbivores such as leafhoppers. Birds use the dry panicles for nesting. Other Practical/Environmental Benefits: Robust erosion control on roadsides and hillsides; tolerance to black walnut.

Purple lovegrass is native to the United States and has species traits that allow it to be resilient to roadside
conditions, and provide services to roadside management including superior establishment, low stature to
reduce maintenance, superior rooting for erosion control and excellent ecosystem benefits. I

See all available native Grasses.