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Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhly Grass (Longawn Hairgrass, Pink Hairgrass)

  • »  Attracts beneficial insects
  • »  Birds relish the seeds
  • »  Clumping habit, ideal for wildlife cover
  • »  Deer and rabbit resistant
  • »  Heat and drought tolerant once established
  • »  Sweet late summer and fall color!
  • »  Beautiful even in heat, humidity, or drought

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This native's tidy clumps of very fine blue foliage provide color and texture to the garden, but in late summer or fall they explode into bloom with clouds of airy pink flowers that last for many weeks. Stunningly beautiful, even in heat, humidity or drought! This grass is prized by birds for its seed, cover and nesting attributes.

Foliage Color
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Flower Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Muhlenbergia capillaris

Prefers sandy or rocky, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to light shade. This is a clump forming ornamental grass that does not spread aggressively.