SCIENTIFIC NAME: Muhlenbergia capillaris
COMMON NAME: Pink Muhly Grass
GARDEN SIZE: 2-3 ft. x 2-3 ft.
USDA ZONE: 5-9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
SEASON OF ACTIVITY: Warm Season
WATER & SOIL: Average to dry, well-drained soil; Very drought tolerant once established
HABIT (FORM): Airy, mounding arching clump
FOLIAGE: Semi-Evergreen to Deciduous; Thin, green blades
BLOOM TIME & COLOR: September to October; Pink plumes
CARE: Cut back to the ground in late winter before new growth begins. These are one of the first grasses to push so don't miss the window! When you see people around town cutting their monkey grass back, go ahead and take care of your Muhlenbergia too.