Molinia Windspiel – Buy Ornamental grasses


A tall, airy ornamental grass that is a highlight from the summer to early winter.

Grown in 11 cm pots:

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Molinia caerulea Windspiel description:

Golden feathery flower spikes on very tall stems in the summer and on into the start of winter.

Use in the middle or back of a flower border.

Good for wildlife in general.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Excellent for adding movement to the middle of a border, or near a patio and is easy and straightforward.

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Common name: Windspiel Tall Moor Grass.

Also known as: Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea Windspiel or Molinia litoralis Windspiel.

Molinia caerulea Windspiel
Molinia caerulea Windspiel

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun or semi shade.

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:

Normal 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 180 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Purchase Ornamental grasses to add height and lovely rustling sounds to a garden.

Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg


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