Love Grass Sand Eragrostis Trichodes is a warm season bunch grass that is native to the United State. Love Grass Sand seeds can be sown indoors for transplanting outside in the spring, or it can be sown directly outdoors in early spring. Love Grass Sand is densely tufted and It features narrow, flat, shiny dark-green blades and it is showy purple tinted to coppery orange flowers appear in loose, open panicles in summer. Mature plants change foliage color and turn bronze in fall continuing to add interest into winter. Eragrostis Trichodes is fine-leaved bunch grass that attracts wildlife.
Love Grass Sand is a beautiful ornamental grass with airy seed heads that can most commonly found in open sandy woods or in sandy areas along streams. When planted in groups or mass planted in native plant areas or meadows this Love Grass will naturalize beautifully providing a good coverage and robust display, and in addition to its beauty in the summer and fall, the ornamental grass provides winter interest in beds and borders as well. Eragrostis Trichodes seeds germinate in 14-21 days, and once established the plant tolerates drought, dry and poor soil preferring full sun. Sand Love Grass is superb as a fresh cut or dried flower.
Height: 36-48 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Environment: Full Sun
Soil Type: Sandy/Average/Medium Moist/Dry
USDA Zones: 5-10
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: Surface sowing/Do not cover
Germination Time: 14-21 Days