Eragrostis spectabilis

Common Name: Spectabilis
Family Name: Purple Lovegrass
Light Requirements: Sun
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 24-36"
Height: 18-30"
Bloom Color: Purple / Lavender
Moisture Level: average/normal
Animal Resistance: Deer
Type of Perennial: Sun Perennial
New England Native: Yes
US Native: Yes
Plant Description:
In late summer and early fall, this native grass forms drifts like red soft clouds. The rest of the year Purple Lovegrass has light green foliage. It will tolerate infertile and sandy soils, spreading by rhizomes. Zones 5-8