MUHLENBERGIA capillaris

Commonly known as Muhly grass

A hardy grass from South East USA. Pink fluffy flower spikes in autumn on tall stems.
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Linear, dark green leaves to 30cm (12in) long
  • Height
    1m (39in))
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Ornamental grasses
    Densely tufted, mound-forming perennial grass. Produces airy, open panicles 20-50cm (8-20in) long of pink spikelets on slender branches
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

MUHLENBERGIA capillaris

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Drought tolerant when established. Remains attractive into winter.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Southeastern North America
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
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    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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Muhlenbergia capillaris - Growing Guide
1m (39in))
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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