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Products > Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills'
 
Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills' - Purple Three Awn

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Grass
Family: Poaceae (Gramineae) (Grasses)
Origin: California (U.S.A.)
Flower Color: Purple
Bloomtime: Summer/Fall
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 10-15 F
Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills' (Purple Three Awn) - Native grass with fine-textured leaves to 30 inches tall and purple flowers that are showy when the sunlight illuminates them in the summer and fall. It is drought tolerant. And frost hardy to about 10 degrees F. Originally collected by Dylan Hannon (RSABG) in Tonner Canyon (Chino Puente Hills-Orange County near LA County line).  Information presented on this page is based on research that we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations we have made of it the nursery's garden and in other gardens we visit as well, as well as in our nursery crops in the field. We incorporate comments that we receive from others as well and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they include cultural information that would aid others in growing  Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills'.
 
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