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Image owned and used with permission from Greenleaf Nursery

Image owned and used with permission from Greenleaf Nursery


Muhlenbergia capillaris

PINK MUHLY GRASS

Buy Pink Muhly Grass online. This is a showy clump-forming grass that grows to 3 feet tall and wide. The purplish-red or pink inflorescence is a diffuse, silky panicle, 18 inches long and 10 inches wide. It appears in late summer, and persists for 6 to 8 weeks.
  • New Item

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

7-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Pink
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Seed
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Erosion Control
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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