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Family: PoaceaeMain Season: SummerFlower Colour: BrownLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: DeciduousPosition: SunSoil Type: Good, moist, humus-richHeight: 60cm to 90cm (2' to 3')Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H7 minimum at least -20CPot Size: 1.4L
Approx. 22 in stock
A new introduction. Clumps of arching green foliage and stems to 75cm producing the greenish brown flowers in midsummer. Excellent warm golden yellow autumn and winter colour. Good soil in sun.
Not sure of the origin - we obtained it from a collector in the Netherlands in 2010.
Listed in the RHS Plant Finder as a cultivar of Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea but it is not. The boundaries between the two subspecies are gtting blurred but this belongs in the lower growing group, ssp. caerulea.
Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'£6.50
A taller form with arching heads of flowers in midsummer to 2.1m. Super golden strawy autumn/winter stem and foliage colour. Good soil in sun.
Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Heidebraut'£4.50
Flower stems less erect than other forms, brown flowers age to soft yellow in autumn. 1.2m Good soil in full sun.
Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Winterfreude'£6.50
Clumps of greyish green leaves and upright stems of dark flowers in midsummer to 1m. Good autumn and winter seedheads. Reasonable soil in full sun.