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Muhlenbergia dumosa /Bamboo Muhly Grass

Muhlenbergia dumosa  / Muhlenbergia dumosa
Clump of the muhly grass at the Columbia, SC Botanical Garden
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Clump of the muhly grass at the Columbia, SC Botanical Garden

Plant in late winter

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Scientific Name: Muhlenbergia dumosa
Common Name: Bamboo Muhly Grass
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Green, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This grass gets its name from its fern-like look and lacy texture. It lends itself well to container culture. Heat and drought tolerant, but grows best when given water when it is very dry. Deer do not like it eat it.