The bright rose-red coloured inflorescence
Extremely drought tolerant grass. The bright rose-red coloured inflorescence glows when backlit. One of the most attractive late flowering ornamental grasses, need a warm summer to flower. Best in poor soil.
This plant has a lovely colour range in Autumn when the days start to get colder. Leave the leaves on. Take away old leaves in Spring.
Common Name: Purple Love Grass / Spectacular Love Grass
Life Cycle: perennial
Foliage: Linear / lanceolate
Basic Colour: ( red )
Flower Colour: red / pink
Natural Flowering: June-August
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 50cm
Soil Requirements: average / dry / well-drained / sandy
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: Sunny border / Mediterranean / Meadow
Pruning: Cut back in early spring and mulch with old foliage
Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant