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Weeping Lovegrass (Eragrostis Curvula) 400 seeds

Weeping Lovegrass (Eragrostis Curvula) 400 seeds
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The clump-forming weeping lovegrass has fine, grassy blades that arch and droop and produces many tall stems of feathery flowers in late summer. This warm-season perennial grass hails from East Africa, so it is tough and tolerant of heat and drought.
Though native to a semi-tropical area, weeping lovegrass is usually fully deciduous but can remain semi-evergreen in fully frost-free climates. Its neat clumps of elegant foliage appear in spring. Airy panicles of lavender-gray flowers bloom in late summer and are followed by tan seeds that tend to self-sow. In autumn, the weeping foliage takes on a yellow or bronze color and dries to warm tan once hit by subfreezing temperatures.
This bold perennial is a lovely accent plant for perennial borders. It looks great planted in large, airy sweeps and pairs well with late-blooming composites. Where not hardy, it can be planted as an annual bedding plant. (info source: Learn2Grow.com)
Like most ornamental grasses, Weeping Love Grass is used extensively as a temporary cover for erosion control purposes. On surface mine spoil, it provides almost immediate cover on steep outer slopes where soil is rather acidic and of low fertility.

Genus - Eragrostis
Species - Curvula
Common name - Weeping Lovegrass
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 9
Height - 3'-4' / 0.9m - 1.2m
Spread - 3'-4' / 0.9m - 1.2m
Plant type - Annual or Perennial
Vegetation type - Deciduous
Exposure - Full sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Loam, Sand
Water requirements - Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Care level - Easy
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
Germination rate - 95%
Bloom season - Late Summer, Early Fall

Useful Info
Germination1. Sow on the surface. Tamp the soil. Do not cover with plastic or glass, but be sure the seeds keep moist until germination.
2. Germination - 14-21 days at 20-22C (68-72F) degrees.