Molinia Variegata - DescriptionPotted Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'
Common Name: Variegated Moor Grass
Other Names: Variegated Purple Moor Grass
Indoors or Outdoor: Suitable for outdoor planting
Size: Typically grows to a height of 60-90 cm and spreads to about 45-60 cm.
Molinia Variegata - DeliveryDelivery Info: Your healthy Molinia Variegata plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.
Molinia Variegata - CharacteristicsMature Size: This ornamental grass typically reaches a height of 60-90 cm with a spread of 45-60 cm.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, with leaves that turn golden-yellow in the fall before drying to a beautiful straw color.
Preferred Position: Molinia Variegata thrives in full sun to partial shade.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: The grass features slender, arching leaves with creamy-white stripes, adding visual interest to your garden.
Hardy or Not Hardy: This plant is hardy and can withstand various weather conditions.
Diseases: It is generally resistant to common plant diseases.
Molinia Variegata - UsesUses in Garden: Molinia Variegata is excellent for adding texture and movement to your garden. It's perfect for borders, rock gardens, or as an accent plant in mixed perennial beds.
Molinia Variegata - Planting Characteristics
Preferred Planting Aspect: Plant in a location with full sun to partial shade.
Frost Hardy: Yes, it's frost-hardy and can survive Irish winters.
Fast or Slow Growing: Molinia Variegata has a moderate growth rate.
Pruning Advice: In late winter or early spring, cut back the dead foliage to allow new growth to emerge.
Molinia Variegata - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate
Sowing Time: Plant in the spring or early autumn for best results.
Instruction: Choose a well-drained soil and dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball. Place the plant, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly.
Trench Preparation: Not required for this plant.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in an area with plenty of sunlight, although it can tolerate partial shade.
Plant Spacing: Space Molinia Variegata plants about 45-60 cm apart.
Pruning: Trim back dead foliage in late winter or early spring to encourage new growth.
Facts About Product: Molinia Variegata is a versatile and visually appealing grass that adds elegance and movement to your garden. Its variegated leaves and hardy nature make it an excellent choice for Irish gardens.
Enhance your garden's beauty with the striking foliage and graceful appearance of Molinia Variegata. This deciduous ornamental grass is a versatile addition to your outdoor space, offering year-round interest and easy maintenance. Order yours today and enjoy the elegance it brings to your garden.
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