Grass - Pink Muhly Muhlenbergia capillaris Perennial 4

Grass - Pink Muhly Muhlenbergia capillaris Perennial 4" (Temporarily Out of stock Check 6")

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Airy, upright sprays of purple to pink inflorescences are a breathtaking addition to the fall landscape.  It is heat-tolerant and sun-loving, therefore and easy plant to care for! Pink Muhly Grass is excellent for ground cover and is beautiful in spectacular show-stopping pots.

Wondering about the word "Muhly"? The Muhlenbergia genus is named after Henry Muhlenberg (1753-1815) who was an accomplished botanist, chemist and mineralogist. Muhlenberg is also claimed by many to be America’s first outstanding botanist. Now you know. ;)

Muhlenbergia (also called sweetgrass) is used in the low-country of South Carolina for traditional basket weaving. Now you know more. ;)

Pink Muhly Grass is best grouped or massed for late season color.  Add this gorgeous perennial grass to borders, cottage gardens or native plant areas. It's also a great for mass coverage of areas with poor soils.

Light:  Full sun
Height:  2-4' 
Width:  36" (91cm)
Spacing:  36"
Hardiness:  Zone 6-10, -10ºF
Bloom Time: Autumn
Color: Pink blooms, green foliage 
Habit:  Mounded
Soil:  Tolerates poorly drained soil
Care:  Thrives in full sun or partial shade in average, moist, but well-drained soil; however, tolerant of drought, heat, and poor soils.