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Another Florida Native Plant...love this...got to get me some....Muhlenbergia capillaris hairgrass, muhly grass Poaceae (Gramineae)

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Muhly Grass 'Pink' (Muhlenbergia Capillaris) - Zone 6-9 Full Sun 3' Height/Width. Clump-forming grass known for its pink-purple (avail in white also) colored inflorescence that float above the plant in an airy & eye-catching display from September to December. Heat, humidity, deer, & drought resistant (once established) in well-drained soil (hates wet feet). Space 2' apart & cut back in early spring to remove any brown blades. Propagate by division of clumps every 3 yrs in early spring.

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Drought tolerant .. Low maintenance .. Muhly grass. Muhlbergia is a variety of ornamental grass with spectacular showgirl flair. The common name is Muhly grass and it is extremely hardy and easy to grow. Muhly grass grows in clumps that are 3 to 4 feet tall. It grows in any type of soil, so long as it drains well. Muhlbergia does not like wet feet.

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Quercus dentata with Echinacea purpurea, Sporobolus heterolepis, Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues', Muhlenbergia capillaris, Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue', Symphyotrichum oblongifolium, more Echinacea purpurea, and straight Schizachyrium scoparium mid-November 2007

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Muhlenbergia capillaris “Pink Muhly Grass” - Also known as "Cotton Candy Grass" Renowned for its heat, humidity, drought, poorly drained clay & sand tolerance & deer resistance, this fantastic thing bursts into a 3’ x 3’ cotton candy cloud of shimmery little pink flowers from September to December. Next to the garage?

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Such a stunning shot of :: Drosera roraimae, Sundew, tepui "B", Canaima National Park, Bolivar, Venezuela ::

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Muhlenbergia capillaris “Pink Muhly Grass” - Sun - Renowned for its heat, humidity, drought, poorly drained clay & sand tolerance & deer resistance, this fantastic thing bursts into a 3’ x 3’ cotton candy cloud of shimmery little pink flowers from September to December. Just imagine a grouping of 3 or more of these along your driveway or parking strip. If you care to know about the foliage, it’s a pleasant low mound of finely textured leaves. Semi-deciduous in Winter.

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