5 years to reach maturity
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Purple Moor Grass 'Dauerstrahl' Overview
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl' is much simpler to remember by its common name of purple moor grass. It is a compact, deciduous grass cultivar in the Poaceae family of grasses. Forms dense clumps of narrow, linear leaves which display attractive autumn colouration, turning orange and brown shades in the winter. Flowers are grass-like and non-showy, coloured purple-brown, these are borne in the summer through to autumn. This hardy grass grows well in full sun or part shade and can cope with dry soils and hard winters.
How to propagate Purple Moor Grass 'Dauerstrahl'
Divide clumps in spring.