Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Molinia arundinacea Skyracer (Purple Moor Grass)

An abundance of reddish seed heads that mature to a slight purple shade on tall thin stalks that grow high above a clump of green grass blades that fade to green gold in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
6-8 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture