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Molinia caerulea Swamp Witch


Dwarf Moor Grass

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 8.280.150


(='Moorhexe') Dwarf Moor Grass is a useful medium-sized grass for the waterside or perennial border. This selection forms a low clump of dark-green leaves, bearing taller, stiffly upright stems with narrow bronzy-purple spikes in midsummer. Attractive golden-yellow fall colour. Trim back in late winter. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. Appreciates a moist site.

Further details for
Molinia caerulea Swamp Witch

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Massed
  Specimen
  Waterside
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   45-75 cm
   18-29 inches
Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Molinia caerulea Swamp Witch


Dwarf Moor Grass

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 8.280.150


(='Moorhexe') Dwarf Moor Grass is a useful medium-sized grass for the waterside or perennial border. This selection forms a low clump of dark-green leaves, bearing taller, stiffly upright stems with narrow bronzy-purple spikes in midsummer. Attractive golden-yellow fall colour. Trim back in late winter. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. Appreciates a moist site.

Further details for
Molinia caerulea Swamp Witch

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Massed
  Specimen
  Waterside
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   45-75 cm
   18-29 inches
Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.