Pink muhly

Muhlenbergia capillaris ‘Regal Mist’


Muhly grasses offer fine foliage textures and stunning flower inflorescences. One cultivar, M. c. ‘Regal Mist’ has become the choice for residential gardens and commercial landscape due to its reliable yearly flowering performance. This cultivar has foliage that matures around 2 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide and produces a profusion of pink-rose flower panicles growing above the foliage in late summer and fading to wheat color by fall.

Regal Mist pink muhly is considered by many people to be the most beautiful flowering grass in our gardens. An easy to grow plant that loves sun, many types of soil, and low amounts of supplemental water. It works well in mass and individual plantings, in containers, parkways and with other flowering perennials.

Plant Type: Grass
Foliage Character: Semi-deciduous
Habit: Mounding
Growth Rate: Fast
Foliage Color: Light green
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Season: Summer, Fall
Soil Adaptations: Well-draining soil
Exposure Adaptations: Heat, Drought, Aridity, All day sun
Function: Raised planters, Near pools and water features, Mass planting, Foliage accent plant, Flowering accent plant, Container plant, Civic spaces, Borders, Small spaces
Height: 2 ft.
Width: 4 ft. (to 5′ with flowers)