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Muhlenbergia lindheimeri
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Lindheimer’s Muhly

Muhlenbergia lindheimeri

September–December.



<i>Muhlenbergia lindheimeri</i>

<i>Muhlenbergia lindheimeri</i>

Muhlenbergia

Muhly

Named in honor of G. H. E. Muhlenberg, a botanist who specialized in grasses, this large, varied genus includes some of the most visually stunning and enduring ornamental grasses for today’s landscape.

Primarily native to arid range areas of the southern U.S. and Mexico, many Muhlenbergias boast not only arresting inflorescences and foliage, but an exceptional tolerance to heat, sun and drought, providing the soil is well drained, as well as abiding short amounts of dappled shade each day.

Muhlenbergia lindheimeri full sun  partial shade

Long, open Calamagrostis-like panicles are colored in muted purplish gray tones, aging to an antique silver that festoons the winter landscape. The fine textured, rounded clump of semi-evergreen, blue-gray foliage sends forth slender, perfect-for-cutting inflorescences on upright stems some 2 ft. above.

Whether headlined as a sophisticated specimen or massed, this stunning Muhlenbergia delivers tranquil hues and a tidy enduring visage.

Size: 5' 0" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 7.

Muhlenbergia lindheimeri (G-0104)
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