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Eragrostis elliottii

Common Name: Love Grass

Plant Family: Poaceae

Eragrostis elliottii
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Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  1.5 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Banks and Slopes
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  prairie
Suggested Use:  Erosion Control
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  No Scent
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Blue
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant


From eastern USA comes this graceful grass, making clumps of arching narrow blue-green leaves, topped with white flowers which dance in the wind in summer. Ideal for a prairie style garden. Cut back dead leaves in spring. Divide early summer.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.