Muhlenbergia capillaris 'Regal Mist' - Regal Mist Grass
DESCRIPTIONRegal Mist Grass
Muhlenbergia capillaris 'Regal Mist'
Narrow spikey green foliage forms and upright, open mound that provides the backdrop for tall, airy pink to purplish colored seed heads starting in August. Its color intensifies as weather cools while its seeds provide a banquet for seed loving native birds. Easy to grow and poor soil tolerant.
- Attracts vital native insects
- Provides nesting and shelter to native birds
- Birds love its abundant seeds
- Deer and disease resistant
- Easy to grow and drought, humidity tolerant
- Perfect for massing in poor soil areas
Native to New England, south to Florida and west to Texas and the lower Midwest. Found on sandy, pine openings, prairies and dry, exposed ledges.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
Ladybugs feed on scale insects, white flies, mites, and aphids so they are considered beneficial insects. Welcome this beneficial native insect to your garden where an adult beetle can eat up to 50 aphids a day.
Prefers sandy or rocky, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to light shade. This is a clump forming ornamental grass that does not spread aggressively.