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Aristida purpurea - Purple Three Awn (Seed)

Aristida purpurea - Purple Three Awn (Seed)

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  • Aristida purpurea - Purple Three Awn (Seed)
    • Aristida purpurea - Purple Three Awn (Seed)
    • Aristida purpurea - Purple Three Awn (Seed)
    • Aristida purpurea - Purple Three Awn (Seed)

    Aristida purpurea - Purple Three Awn (Seed)

    A ornamental bunchgrass with purple seed heads that wave gracefully in the breeze. Recommended as a replacement for Mexican feather grass. Caution: Can be aggressive, and awns can be a nuisance. Plant away from pets and children's play areas.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameAristida purpurea
    Common NamePurple Three Awn
    Plant TypeGrasses/Grass-Like
    Height by Width3ft. x 2ft.
    Flower ColorNone
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, February
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonSpring/Summer
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
     
    Sowing Rates
    1 oz--
    1/4 lbs--
    1/2 lbs--
    1 lbs--

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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