Molinia caerulea Variegata (Variegated Purple Moor Grass)

An abundance of reddish seed heads that mature to light brown on tall thin stalks grow high above a tight clump of narrow green grass and yellow striped blades that fade to orange red in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -30 °F (-34.4 °C)
1-2.5 ft tall x 1-2.5 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 Full Moisture