ornamental grass

Arisitida purpurea | Purple Three Awn

This is a fine-textured, ornamental grass that grows in a clumping form, adding interest during the summer and fall months. If possible, locate where it will be backlit by the sun to best enjoy the dramatic colors of the seedheads. Photo courtesy of Mountain States Wholesale Nursery. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -10F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green, blue

Flower Color: purple

Flower Season: summer, fall

Wildlife: birds, butterflies