A picture of a Purple moor grass

Purple moor grass

Molinia caerulea var. arundinacea

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

2.3m

60cm

Min

1.7m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Purple moor grass Overview

A tuft-forming, herbaceous perennial with broad, grey-green leaves. Panicles of purple spikelets grow on upright stems in the summer.

How to propagate Purple moor grass

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division of cultivars and coloured-leafed forms in spring.

Other uses of Purple moor grass

Ornamental, border