Scientific Name: Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Variegata'
Common Name: variegated moor grass
Family Name: Poaceae
Origin: Europe, Garden origin, South Asia / India
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Poales (grass-like)
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Waterside planting
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Basal, Parallel venation, Linear
Flowers: Spikelet, Purple, Jul-Aug
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown, Sep-Oct-Nov
Key ID Features:
Grass 60cm high; leaves are green with creamy yellow variegation; flower narrow, discreet spike.