Regal Mist® Pink Muhly Grass
Muhlenbergia capillaris 'Lenca'
Pronunciation: mew-len-BERG-gee-uh kap-ill-AIR-iss
|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.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.