MUHLY, GULF COAST


MUHLY, GULF COAST

(Muhlenbergia capillaries)

Height  3’-4’  
Native to East and Southeast Texas.  Clouds of pink flowers in OCT.  Prefers good drainage and average water.

BIG MUHLY or Lindheimer Muhlenbergia lindheimeri Height 4-6’.

Native to Central Texas.  Silvery plumes in October.  It’s an elegant substitute for invasive pampas grass and has softer leaves that will not scratch. SEEP MUHLY M. reverchonii. Short clump grass.  Native to Central and North Central Texas. Light pink to cream-colored, delicate, airy flower heads emerge in October.  Grows in well-drained, moist to moderate soils, as well as in moist rocky sites.

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