• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Late Summer through Winter
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:mew-len-BERG-gee-uh lind-HY-mer-ee
    Plant type:Ornamental Grass
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 4 ft. wide.
    Special features:Fall Color, Fast Growing, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Light Green
    Blooms:Late Summer through Winter
    Flower color:Brown
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Companion PlantsScotch Broom (Cytisus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Speedwell (Veronica)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easy to grow and adaptable; thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply, less frequently. For a neat appearance, prune old foliage before new leaves emerge.Pruning time: winter after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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