Muhlenbergia rigensItem #3613 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 11
Heat and drought tolerant, this hardy native grass displays stiff, narrow purple spikes above the mounding foliage. A compact alternative to Pampas Grass without the sharp leaf edges and aggressive reseeding. Beautiful in mass plantings and effective erosion control. An essential for the native and wild garden for habitat.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Dense clumping foliage 3 ft. tall and wide; 5 ft. tall in bloom.Key Feature:WaterwiseBlooms:Fall
- DetailPlant type:Ornamental GrassDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Dense clumping foliage 3 ft. tall and wide; 5 ft. tall in bloom.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:FallFlower color:PurpleFlower attributesShowy Plumes
- CareCare InformationProvide a well drained soil and water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Reduce watering after establishment. Prune off or rake out dead foliage before new foliage emerges.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.