digging dog nursery mendocino coast   ornamental grasses from digging dog nursery

Muhlenbergia dumosa
at Digging Dog

Bamboo Muhly

Muhlenbergia dumosa

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 dumosa full sun  partial shade

Noted for its extraordinary fine texture and striking resemblance to bamboo, this warm season grass conveys a lighthearted grace. Delicately branched, upright and arching supple stems and thin light green leaves define the billowy mass that forms a noninvasive clump, preferring occasional water while enduring deer, heat and drought.

Stirring in just about any breeze, the evergreen Bamboo Muhly hails from Arizona and southern Mexico, produces insignificant pale pink flowers and is destined to become an airy counterpoint to Yucca ‘Garland’s Gold’s bold blades or where winter’s are cold, an ethereal container subject.

Blooms May.

Size: 3'–6' high x 3'–4' wide; hardy to zone 7.

Muhlenbergia dumosa (G-0458)
SOLD OUT!
Email me when this plant is available



       


Other selections in this genus


Please fill out our
Registration Form to receive news of updates to the web site and availability of new plants, to give us your feedback, and to be on the mailing list
to receive future printed catalogs.

Latest News

Chilly Day Sale

Enjoy a special savings and get a jump start on next Spring's planting! Order a minimum of $50.00, in plants, and receive a 10% discount, order $100.00 in plants, and receive a 15% discount.

If you are not ready for a plant delivery, you can purchase a $100 Gift Certificate for 15% off, which means $100.00 worth of plants for only $85.00 (It's a great time to squirrel away those early Christmas presents - don't forget one for yourself....cash it in later this year or even next spring!)

Our online sale lasts for 2 weeks only, beginning November 19 and ending December 4. Mention code "Chilly Day 2016" in the customer comments section of the order confirmation page to receive the discount. All orders must be shipped by December 6. All ordered items must be in-stock.

Don't worry, we'll deduct the sale discount when we download your order.

Digging Dog Nursery's borders recently featured in the new Garden Conservancy's book

We are proud to announce that we are among "50 of America's most beautiful gardens" in the Garden Conservancy's new book "Outstanding American Gardens"

Current Staff’s Favorite Plant

staff favorite plant

Go green on Cyber Monday, and consider a gift that keeps on growing!

Digging Dog is offering 15% off on $100.00 Gift Certificates, and plant purchases of $100.00 or more, and 10% off on plant purchases of $50.00.

Check out latest newsletter: (a href=http://eepurl.com/cpoHZf>Late November Newsletter

More news, events, and favorite plants


Customer Comment:

“Plants arrived in great condition....Quality and size was exceptional.  Very pleased.  Will order from you in the future.”

~George in South Carolina


view our comments page

view Digging Dog’s comments with Dave’s Garden (The Garden Watchdog)


digging dog on facebook digging dog on pinterest digging dog on instagram

Visit our pages on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram