Muhlenbergia capillaris 'White Cloud' - White Cloud Muhly Grass
White Cloud Muhly Grass
Muhlenbergia capillaris 'White Cloud'
Thin, blue-green foliage forms a spiky, open, fine-textured mound that throws up stems in September topped by brilliant white flowers that last well into fall and seem to glow in the moonlight! Easy to grow and drought tolerant, native birds love its seed, cover and nesting attributes.
- Deer and rabbit resistant
- Brilliant white flowers that shine in moonlight!
- Heat and drought tolerant once established
- Outstanding native bird food source
- Clumping habit, ideal for wildlife cover
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)
'White Cloud' grows somewhat larger and blooms later than other varieties.
Prefers sandy or rocky, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. This is a clump-forming ornamental grass that does not spread aggressively.