Molinia caerulea

Purple Moor Grass

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Grass
Growth Rate - Tufted clumps
Mature Height - 3'
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Spikelets are purple; minimal flowering in hot, dry summers
Fruit -
Leaf - 0.375" wide, green to bluish green
Fall Color - Golden yellow, then reddish brown, then tan
Bark -
Other Features - Strictly clumping, producing a low mound of basal foliage
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Best in moist, acid soils in full sun, but grows in low fertility or alkaline soil. Best growth in moist, cool summers. Propagate by seed or division in spring. Zone 4-9
Native Habitat - Heaths, moors, bogs, and lake shores in the British Isles, Europe, and Asia
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 172

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Grass.
- Other plants of the family Poaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Molinia.
- Other plants of the species Molinia caerulea.