|Molinia caerulea 'Skyracer'
|USDA Zone: 4-8
Skyracer Moor Grass is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. The coppery-bronze seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from early to late fall. It features dainty spikes of purple flowers rising above the foliage from mid to late summer. Its grassy leaves are green in colour. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous gold in the fall.
Tall upright inflorescences rise high above green fountain like foliage giving structure that is pleasing to the eye; displays rich golden yellow fall color that continues through winter; excellent accent, edging, and naturalizing groundcover.
Skyracer Moor Grass is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Common Name: Moor Grass
|More About Skyracer Moor Grass
Skyracer Moor Grass does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution.
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag - this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden. Be aware that in our climate, most plants cannot be expected to survive the winter if left in containers outdoors, and this plant is no exception.
NOTE: Some flowers and plants may be harmful or poisonous to people or pets if touched or ingested. If you require more information before placing an order, please let us know in advance.