Molinia caerulea
PURPLE MOOR GRASS, PURPLE HEATH GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

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Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: early spring to late autumn

Leaves: flushed purple; coloured in autumn
 
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Molinia caerulea
PURPLE MOOR GRASS, PURPLE HEATH GRASS
Poaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: early spring to late autumn

Leaves: flushed purple; coloured in autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal, cottage & mediterranean designs

Uses: accents, border, informal hedge, mass planting, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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