white awn muhly
This plant grows well in the following regions:
- CVCentral Valley
- NCNorth and Central Coast
- SCSouth Coast
A medium-sized clumping grass with narrow blue-green foliage. Grows 2-3 ft tall. In the fall flower stems rise another foot.
In fall, the flower stems rise another foot or more above the foliage holding an airy mass of delicate ivory-white flowers. The flowers can last through winter depending on the climate.
It is a little larger and stiffer with a more upright habit than the familiar pink muhly (Muhlenbergia capillaris) and it also blooms a little later.
- Full sun
- Partial sun
- Medium water
- Low water