G-J4QYWG7MRG

Contact your local county Extension office through our County Office List.

Close Icon
   
CSU Extension - A division of the Office of Engagement. Providing trusted, practical education to help you solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.
Established 1908

Muhly Grass   arrow

Muhlenbergia reverchonii

Muhly Grass
Scientific NameMuhlenbergia reverchonii
Common NameMuhly (Undaunted Ruby Muhly Grass)
FamilyPoaceae (Grass Family)
HabitPerennial grass
Growth FormA medium sized grass with thin, sometimes curling, mid-green foliage
Mature SizeHeight: 24-36″ Width: 18-24″
FlowersBlooming in early fall. It is a very showy, finely textured bright reddish-pink seed heads.
In winter, the grass and seed spikes turn a lovely tawny brown.
HardinessZones 5-9
Sun RequirementsFull Sun
Water RequirementsDrought Resistant / Waterwise
Soil RequirementsSandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Other InfoNative to North America.
Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Adds Texture.
Should be planted in drifts of 3 or more plants to maximize its impact in the landscape.
Additional PhotosMuhly Grass