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Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Winterfreude'

Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Winterfreude'
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Price:  £6.50
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Family:  Poaceae
Main Season:  Autumn
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Foliage:  Deciduous
Position:  Sun
Soil Type:  Ordinary, medium loam
Height:  90cm to 1.2m (3' to 4')
Peat Free?  Yes
Hardiness Guide:  RHS H7 minimum at least -20C
Pot Size:  1.4L

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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.

Supposed to be a good variety for keeping it's seedheads overwinter instead of them collapsing in December as many do.

Molinia 'Winterfreude' is listed by some as a cultivar of M. c. ssp. arundinacea but it seems to be far too small for that so we place it under ssp. caerulea.


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