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Autumn Moor Grass*

Sesleria autumnalis

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Autumn Moor Grass (Sesleria autumnalis) at Make It Green Garden Centre

Autumn Moor Grass

Autumn Moor Grass

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  8 inches

Spread:  12 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Ornamental Features

Autumn Moor Grass' attractive grassy leaves are steel blue in colour. The foliage often turns bluish-green in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Autumn Moor Grass is an herbaceous evergreen perennial grass with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Autumn Moor Grass is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Autumn Moor Grass will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for a low-water garden or xeriscape application. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Foliage Color  Texture 
Ornamental Features