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Muhlenbergia rigida Nashville® (Purple Muhly)

Muhlenbergia rigida Nashville®
Purple Muhly

This southwestern native forms a small clump of fine-textured light green foliage. In the late summer and fall it sends up purple-tan spikes that dry to a wheat color. Plant in full sun, reflected heat, or part shade. Plants will go dormant in the winter. Cut back as needed in early spring.

Plant Type Native, Grass
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Purple, Tan
Flower Season Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 1' - 2' (ft)
Spread 1' - 2' (ft)
Spacing 2' (ft)
Characteristics Great Foliage
Attracts Butterflies, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Mass Planting, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Heat
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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