Tall Moor Grass

Molinia caerulea 'Heather Bride' (Heidebraut)

  • Forms a low upright clump of narrow, medium-green leaves
  • Open panicles rise well above the foliage
  • Slender flower stalks give the grass an airy appearance
  • Purplish flowers on long spikes change to tan seeds as they age
  • Leaves turn a striking golden-yellow in the fall
  • Bloom Time: July
  • Flower Height: 120 cm
  • Foliage Height: 75 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
Purple

HEIGHT:
75-120 cm

SPREAD:
100-125 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Molinia is slow to mature and could take 3-5 years to reach full size. Grows best in a moist, well-drained, acidic soil, in full sun to partial shade. You can trim back the dead foliage in the fall for a tidier appearance, or leave it until spring to improve winter interest and provide root protection.

Additional Notes about Tall Moor Grass:


Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
 

 

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