Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Cloud

Pink Muhlygrass, Muhlygrass

$15.95 ea. (3+ discount) $15.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: MUPC

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Spectacular cottony clouds of pink flower panicles bestow delicate softness in your autumn garden. Plant in large drifts as the billowing fountain of pink creates a dream-like effect. Truly breathtaking! Known for its tolerance to humidity, drought and poor soils. A North American native.

Birds love the seeds of Muhlenbergia Pink Cloud. Extremely adaptable and low maintenance. Perfect for slopes. Absolutely sparkles in the sun. Beautiful displayed in cut-flower arrangements too.


Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Medium 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
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • 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.