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Scientific Name: Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Variegata'
Pronunciation: muh-LIN-ee-uh sih-ROO-lee-uh subspecies sih-ROO-lee-uh
Common Name: variegated moor grass
Family Name: Poaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Poales (grass-like)
Key ID Features: Grass 60 cm high; leaves are green with creamy yellow variegation; flower narrow, discreet spike.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe, South Asia / India
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Waterside planting
Additional Info: Google
variegated moor grass
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Grass-like
Arrangement: Alternate, Basal
Texture/ Venation: Parallel venation
Colour in Summer: Dark-green, Green-yellow, Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing

Inflorescence Type: Panicle-like, Spikelet
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:0
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Purple
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug
Additional Info: spikelets arranged in panicles

Fruit Type: Grain (caryopsis)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct, Nov

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Fleshy monocot roots

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant
(GRB) GRass Bed
(GRBW) GRass Bed West : q.3
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