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Plant Database Search Results > Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills'
 
Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills' - Purple Three Awn

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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).  This information is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of it in our nursery of crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we have visited. We will incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills'.
 
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