Purple Lovegrass, RI Ecotype, Eragrostis spectabilis, RI Ecotype seed
Eragrostis spectabilis, RI Ecotype

Purple Lovegrass, RI Ecotype

Item Number: ERASPE06

Low-growing, short-rhizomed bunchgrass; grows well in open areas; provides a short visual layer when used with little bluestem or sideoats grama; early fall color.

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General Product Information
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  • Characteristics:
    Produces a purplish panicle.
  • Habitat:
    Sandy fields, pastures, roadsides, open woods, open areas; tolerates low fertility soils.
  • Bloom Period:
    August to October
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    4 in
  • pH:
    4.0 – 7.5
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
  • Midwest
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    High
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    1,000,000
  • Seeding Rate:
    Up to 0.4 lb
Included in mixes

$192.00/lb

Description

The native wildflowers and some grasses provide a gorgeous display of color from spring to fall. Designed for upland sites with well-drained soils and full sun to semi-shaded areas; ideal for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Purple, Red, White, Yellow

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