This striking cool season perennial grass forms a low clump of mounding green-grey foliage; long graceful flower stems bear purple-tinted airy panicles that sway in the wind; foliage and flowers turn bright yellow in fall and mature to tawny gold.
Foliage and flowers turn bright yellow in fall
Good in borders, large containers, mass plantings and as a focal point.
Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Skyracer'
(Skyracer Moor Grass)
Full sun to part shade
24" (61 cm)
36" (91 cm)
84" (213 cm)
Airy, purple-tinted panicles on long, graceful stems turn gold in fall
June - July
Moderate. Keep moist in hot conditions
Prefers fertile, moist soil types