Molinia caerulea Edith Dudszus description:
Purple-brown feathery flower spikes on almost black stems in the summer and autumn.
Use in the middle or front of a plant border.
Good for wildlife in general.
Common name: Edith Dudszus Purple Moor Grass.
Also known as: Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea Edith Dudszus.
The best position in the garden:
Prefers sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a smallish space.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also prefers an acid soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 80 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
Purchase Ornamental grasses to create a feathery look to a border.