Form: grass clump
Muhlenbergia capillaries (not in bloom)
Size: 4-5ft with equal spread
Leaves: long thing grass blades
Flowers: showy hot pink plumes in late summer and fall
Range/Origin: southern Texas and northern Mexico
Hardiness: to low teens
- spectacular summer color
- great in mass plantings
- beautiful when backlit
- Exposure: full sun to part shade
- Water: drought tolerant; water every week or two in summer for best appearance
- Soil: most soils okay, but appreciates ammended garden soil
- Propagation: seed or divisions
- Maintenance: needs grooming in winter; cut back to six inches in late winter
research by Master Gardener Paul Ellis
also known by the patented variety name "Regal Mist"
dry flower stalk in winter
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