Muhlenbergia capillaris

Common Name: Muhly Grass

Dark green foliage with delicate showy flower heads in late summer to early fall.  Very drought tolerant.  Does not like wet soil conditions. 

More About Muhlenbergia capillaris

  • A spectacular grass when mass planted.
  • Exceptional vibrant pink-red flower panicles.


3 ft


3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

6 to 10

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Muhlenbergia capillaris Characteristics


  • Great Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Ornamental Grass
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Dark Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium to fast

Season of Interest

  • Spring to Fall

Soil Moisture

  • Average Water
  • Dry Soil


  • Red
  • Pink