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Molinia caerulea ‘Variegata’


Variegated Moor Grass

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 8.280.200


Moor Grass is a useful medium-sized grass for the waterside or perennial border. This selection forms a low clump of green and creamy-white or yellow striped leaves, bearing taller arching stems of airy yellow flowers in late summer, lasting into the autumn. Attractive golden-yellow fall colour. Clumps have a distinctive fountain-like effect. Trim back in late winter. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. Appreciates a moist site. A Heritage Perennials® Top 10 Perennial for 2006.

Further details for
Molinia caerulea ‘Variegata’

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

Growth Rate
   Medium













Molinia caerulea ‘Variegata’


Variegated Moor Grass

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 8.280.200


Moor Grass is a useful medium-sized grass for the waterside or perennial border. This selection forms a low clump of green and creamy-white or yellow striped leaves, bearing taller arching stems of airy yellow flowers in late summer, lasting into the autumn. Attractive golden-yellow fall colour. Clumps have a distinctive fountain-like effect. Trim back in late winter. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. Appreciates a moist site. A Heritage Perennials® Top 10 Perennial for 2006.

Further details for
Molinia caerulea ‘Variegata’

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

Growth Rate
   Medium