Molinia

Molinia, or Purple Moor Grass, are a most beautiful group of clump forming deciduous grasses that are native to the U.K. and offer some fabulous selections for garden use. All are tolerant of different soil types including heavy and wet and do best in sunny open conditions.

16 Products

  • £12.55

    Lovely selection of the native tall purple moor grass, with tidy mounds of foliage topped by open and airy inflorescences all turning amazing oranges and yellows in autumn. Sunny open spot. Happy in average to wet soils. Height; 1.5m – 1.8m.

  • £12.55

    Selected at Knoll Gardens this beautiful form of native tall purple moor grass has light airy panicles of flower held clear above basal mounds of green foliage on gracefully arching stems. Stunning autumn colour from leaf and flowerstem. Sunny open spot. Average to wet soils. Height; 1.8m – 2.1m.

  • £6.99

    Purple Moor Grass. British Native often found in moist places such as heaths & moors but very tolerant of much drier conditions. Clump forming mounds of basal foliage with narrow flower panicles held well above the foliage on slender stalks which can vary from very upright to distinctly arched. Best in sunny open positions. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 70cm – 1.2m.

  • £8.99

    Superb selection of British native, Molinia caerulea, forming mounds of green leaves and enthusiastically produced masses of dark purplish flowers held on generally upright stems. Great autumn colour. Best in sunny open positions. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

  • £12.55

    Excellent selection of British native, Molinia caerulea, chosen for its distinctive purplish brown to almost black flower stems and dense flower spikes profusely produced from tussocks of good green foliage. Lovely autumn colours. Best in sunny open spot. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

  • £8.55

    Excellent selection of British native, Molinia caerulea, chosen for its distinctive purplish brown to almost black flower stems and dense flower spikes profusely produced from tussocks of good green foliage. Lovely autumn colours. Best in sunny open spot. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

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    £12.55

    A long established selection of native tall purple moor grass with outstanding gently pendulous, initially green and purple, golden brown flower spikes turning a superb butter yellow colour in autumn. Sunny open spot. Average to wet soils. Height; 1.8m – 2.1m.

  • £7.99

    Recent compact selection from Jan Spruyt making mounds of green and white variegated leaves with flowers held some distance above the foliage during summer. Sunny open spot. Average to damp soils. Height; 1.2m – 1.5m.  Image courtesy of Jan Spruyt.

  • £8.55

    A most lovely selection of British native Molinia caerulea, forming strong mounds of green foliage from which come masses of fairly upright stems topped with initially darkish purple flowers that will turn warm shades of orange and yellow in autumn. Best in sunny open positions. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 90cm – 1m.

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    £12.55

    A most lovely selection of British native Molinia caerulea, forming strong mounds of green foliage from which come masses of fairly upright stems topped with initially darkish purple flowers that will turn warm shades of orange and yellow in autumn. Best in sunny open positions. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 90cm – 1m.

  • £11.99

    This wonderful compact selection of British native Molinia caerulea, is named for the well known Danish nurseryman and forms strong clumps of striking, initially purple, upright flowerstems. Can have great autumnal colours. Best in sunny open positions. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 60cm – 80cm.

  • £8.55

    This wonderful compact selection of British native Molinia caerulea, is named for the well known Danish nurseryman and forms strong clumps of striking, initially purple, upright flowerstems. Can have great autumnal colours. Best in sunny open positions. Will tolerate soils from dry to heavy and damp. Height; 60cm – 80cm.