Plant Information Index: Grass Regal Mist (Pink Muhly)

Grass, Regal Mist (Pink Muhly)


Regal Mist (Pink Muhly) Grass

Description:  Clumping ornamental grass. Rounded, mounding habit. Bright to dark green, thin, wiry foliage. Airy, purple-pink to reddish plumes hover in a cloud above the foliage. Plumes turn tan as seeds mature. May turn tan in frost conditions, otherwise mainly evergreen in our area. For best look cut down to around 3 to 5 inches above the ground in late winter or early spring. May brown out in summer if given insufficient water.


Common Name:  Regal Mist (Pink Muhly) Grass


Scientific Name: Muhlenbergia capillaris


Type:  Perennial, Ornamental Grass


Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade


Size: 2-3’ height, 3-4’ spread


Foliage Color:  Green


Bloom Color: Pink


Bloom Period: Late Summer - Fall


Landscape Use:  Accent, Annual Flower Bed,Containers / Planters, Entryway, Erosion Control, Focal Point Specimen, Foundation, Garden Pond, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Median Strips, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Shrub Border, Small Groups, Woodland Border


Soil:  Well-Drained


Zone:  5 - 10


Growth Rate:  Moderate


Companion Plants: Little Zebra Grass, Adagio Dwarf Maiden Grass





USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map