An easy-to-grow, native ornamental grass, providing gorgeous late-season color. Its delicate pink plume seed heads completely envelop the foliage in late summer. Plant en masse, in a patio container or place between shrubs in the landscape. This beautiful ornamental grass is also stunning in dried floral arrangements. To top it off, this rugged perennial is deer resistant, thrives in nearly any soil, and tolerates heat, humidity and even drought conditions. Muhlenbergia capillaris
Soil RequirementWell-drained, average garden soil.
PruningIn late winter to early spring, cut back old foliage down to a few inches above the base of the plant for a neater appearance the rest of the season. Late winter to early spring.
Additional InformationNice addition to a late season bouquet of chrysanthemums, asters or alstroemeria.
Foliagetidy clumps, fine blue-green foliage
Unique CharactersticsCharming pink double flowers with cute light yellow centres stand out nicely against the dark green foliage. The flowers are long-lasting and the look is unique in the world of geraniums.
Height/Habit18 - 36 inches
Unit of Measure1
Botanical NameMuhlenbergia capillaris
Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
Spacing18 - 24 inches
Flowering DateLate summer to mid fall.
Planting InstructionsTolerates a wide variety of soil conditions. Tolerates heat and drought as well as wet conditions. Good for wetland or beachside plantings.