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Purple Moor Grass

A beautiful grass for the garden or as a small-scale ground cover. A lovely companion to hostas, rhododendrons, other ornamental grasses and dwarf conifers. Airy flower plumes are a nice addition to late summer bouquets. Slow growing and easy to care for.

Companion Plants


Coral Bells

St. John's Wort

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Purple Moor Grass

  • Botanical name

    Molinia caerulea

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 5 (-20°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    12-24" (31-61 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color

    Green, White

  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Divide every 3 to 5 years

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Hillary P.'s collection