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Botanical name: Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Transparent'
Other names: Purple moor grass 'Transparent'
Variety or cultivar: 'Transparent' _ 'Transparent' is a clump-forming deciduous tufted grass with upright, open, linear leaves which turn yellow in autumn.
Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Transparent' is: Deciduous
Flower: Insignificant or absent, Purple in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Pruning: Rake out dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Transparent' (Purple moor grass 'Transparent') will reach a height of 1.4m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting
Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in full sun. Molinia prefer acidic conditions and can tolerate dry soils.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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