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Muhlenbergia dumosa (Bamboo Muhly)

Muhlenbergia dumosa
Bamboo Muhly

Native to lower elevations in southern Arizona and northern Mexico, this clump grass has unique fine-textured chartreuse foliage. Its soft, billowy texture provides a wonderful foil for bold succulents and cacti. The light green flowers are fairly insignificant. This grass spreads slowly from underground stems, eventually forming a large clump. It thrives in full sun or part shade, and is adapted to a wide range of soils. It appreciates moderate to ample summer irrigation.

Plant Type Native, Grass
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Pink-Rose
Flower Season Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Fast
Height 3' - 5' (ft)
Spread 3' - 5' (ft)
Spacing 5' (ft)
Characteristics Great Foliage
Attracts Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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