Regal Mist® Pink Muhly Grass
Muhlenbergia capillaris 'Lenca'
|Description||Its relatively small form, glossy green foliage, and airy pink-red flowers set this extraordinary selection apart from others. Outstanding as a single specimen or grouped in a native garden. Spectacular when massed in a meadow where plumes can be back-lit by the sun.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Blooms||Late Summer to Fall|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide, in bloom.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||Wonderful planted in mass with a solid wall background to highlight the flowers. Also attractive planted out in the open next to a pond or pool. The delicate, airy flowers wave and shimmer in the wind. This plant is versatile and can be mixed into ornamental or native landscape designs.|
|Companion Plants||Scotch Broom (Cytisus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Speedwell (Veronica)|
|Care||Easy to grow and adaptable; thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, thrives with regular moisture but tolerates some drought. For a neat appearance, hard prune old foliage annually, before new leaves emerge.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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