Botanical name: Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea 'Poul Petersen'
Other names: Purple moor grass 'Poul Petersen'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Poul Petersen' _ 'Poul Petersen' is a tufted, deciduous, perennial grass forming dense clumps of upright, flat, linear, mid-green leaves and dense, narrow panicles of dark purple flower spikelets on in summer.
Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea 'Poul Petersen' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-purple in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Upright
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Pruning: Remove dead leaved and old flowered stems in spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea 'Poul Petersen' (Purple moor grass 'Poul Petersen') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in any moderately fertile, preferably acid, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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