Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'

Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'

Purple Moor Grass

Poaceae

Height

80 - 100 cm

Flower colour

green - dark purple

Inflorence type

panicle

Flowering time

August - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

seems hardy

Plant range

garden variety, the species is native to Eurasia

Molinia is a small genus in the grass family, Poaceae, with only two species remaining after previous members of the genus have been moved to other genera. One species (M. caerulea) is widely distributed around Eurasia, the other one (M. japonica) is native to Japan and Korea.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.

A tall ornamental grass that forms upright tussocks. It tolerates most soil types, but prefers slightly acidic, moist and well drained soil. It native habitats include moorlands and marshes in the Britain and Ireland.

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Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'

4 October 2020