Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Heidebraut'
Description: Forms tussocks or clumps of upright grass and soft heads of flower/ seedheads from mid summer to autumn. Long thin fresh leaves which in autumn turn straw coloured and provide a great contast for autumn seedheads.
Uses: Good in any grass collection, for prarie planting and for landscaping areas.
Climate/Position: Prefers full sun but tolerates shade. Tolerant of wetter and dry conditions.
Height/Spread: Up to 1.2 metres when in flower x 1 metre spread.
Soil Requirements: Any free draining soil is suited.
Pruning: Cut back to the ground in late winter as with all grasses.
Additional Interest: Benefits from planting near to darker colours and seedheads to show off the light coloured leaves in autumn