Muhlenbergia Capillaris

Pink Muhlygrass, Muhlygrass

$12.95 ea. (3+ discount) $12.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: MUCA

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A US native plant, the frothy mist of pink absolutely sparkles with the sunlight! Perfect for a rain garden and ideal for prevention of soil erosion. In late August, the soft watercolor effect when planted in large drifts is breathtaking! Known for its tolerance to humidity, drought and poor soils. Good drainage is recommended.

Extremely adaptable and low maintenance. Perfect for slopes. Beautiful displayed in cut-flower arrangements too.


Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Tall 2-3' (3 1/2' in flower)
Spacing: Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time: Early Fall to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 6-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Winter Interest

Muhlenbergia General Information

Muhlenbergia are clump-forming grasses. Stems begin to arch outward as summer progresses producing a weeping habit. Narrow purple to yellow spikes rise above the foliage in September/October. Foliage turns buff colored in fall.

Muhlenbergia Plant Care

Tolerant of drought, heat and poor soils. Can be divided in spring. Does not produce runners. If desired, shear in late winter before new spring growth appears. Requires well-drained soil to survive wet winters.