Purple Love Grass (Eragrostis spectabilis)

Purple Love Grass (Eragrostis spectabilis)

The red seedheads on this short grass make a stunning display in late summer. An ornamental grass that’s growing in popularity.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Dry
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    July, Aug, Sept
Color:    Red
Spacing:    12″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Deer Resistant

Design Tips

When planted in a big drift, Purple Love Grass provides a colorful swath of finely textured red color in garden.

Companion Plants

Prairie Onion
Narrow-leaved Coneflower
Butterfly Milkweed