Botanical Name: Muhlenbergia lindheimeri 'Autumn Glow'
 Common Name: Muhly Autumn Glow
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Grass

 

Height Range

3-6'

 

Flower Color

Yellow

 

Flower Season

Fall

 

Leaf Color

Green, Light Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Meadow, Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Silhouette, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

Fall

 

Location Uses

Background, Shrub Border, Parking Strip, Patio, Park, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Erosion Control, Filler, Hedge, Mass Planting, Naturalizing

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: George Hull MSN

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Narrow light green leaves form a dense mound 5' . Tall spikes of light yellow flowers appear during the fall months. Very adaptable, tolerates full sun to almost full shade and most soil types. Good for retention basins or periodic flooding. Native to Texas and New Mexico.
Frost tolerant to 0 F.