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Heather Bride

Molinia

Moor Grass

Innovative landscape architect Wolfgang Oehme, who included more than a million ornamental grasses in his designs, considered Molinias to be some of the very best performers of them all. Certainly the most kinetically exciting grass, Molinia’s dense arching tufts of deep green foliage offer sturdy stems holding delicate panicles that eventually age to a straw color and last for months. To heighten the drama, consider providing them with plenty of room and a dark background. 

Sporting a peerless upright profile, the narrow vase-shaped habit of neat, thin green blades gives way to erect stems laden with greenish purple flower spikelets. Misty-looking inflorescences offer beguiling glimpses of what lies behind, while maize-colored foliage signals autumn. Heather Bride’s striking vertical aspect can be positioned in the rockery, massed in a natural setting or planted as a counterpoint amid smaller more lax-looking plants.

Blooms JuneľNovember

Size: 2-1/2' – 4' 0" high x 2' 0" – 3' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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