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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.

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Additional Interest: Benefits from planting near to darker colours and seedheads to show off the light coloured leaves in autumn