Tall Purple Moor grass (Molinia arundinacea) 'Karl Foerster'

See-through, delicate plumes on upright and arching stems energetically leap skybound from a green, tall foliar pedestal. Bearing the name of the legendary German nurseryman Karl Foerster, this Molinia’s gossamerlike inflorescences first emerge suffused in purply raisin shades, and by fall gilded highlights set the lofty blooms aglow, further heightening the butter yellow hues of the stalks and leaves below. Autumn colour yellow.

Winterhardy warm season perennial
Height 60/200 cm
Width 100-120 cm
Spacing 120 cm /3-5 pc/m2
Flowering time VIII-X
Site sunny or partially shaded, drier to medium moisture rich soil.
Use accent, groups
Cutting back late spring
Propagation division
Availability 2020 spring plants
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