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Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea 'Poul Petersen' (Purple moor grass 'Poul Petersen')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea 'Poul Petersen'

Other names: Purple moor grass 'Poul Petersen'

Genus: Molinia Molinia

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

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Remove dead leaved and old flowered stems in spring.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name: Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea 'Poul Petersen'

Other names: Purple moor grass 'Poul Petersen'

Genus: Molinia Molinia

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

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Remove dead leaved and old flowered stems in spring.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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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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