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Cotton Candy Ornamental Grass

Cotton Candy Ornamental Grass

Adds Textural Drama to the Landscape

It's easy to see why home gardeners and landscapers adore Cotton Candy Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris). This gorgeous ornamental grass, also known as Muhly Grass or sweetgrass, creates a pink cloud in the border in late summer. Cotton Candy Grass is easy to grow and has vibrant, pink airy flowers that add textural drama and movement to the garden. It looks spectacular when planted in groups in the garden or landscape. Tolerant of heat, humidity, drought and wet conditions, it's also a favorite for planting in rain gardens. Deer resistant. 2½" plug.
  • Hardiness Zones 6-10
  • Mature Height 24 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time August - October
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
  • Ground Cover
  • Deer Resistant
  • Container Friendly

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Botanical Name: Muhlenbergia capillaris

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Availability: Backordered

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name :

    Muhlenbergia capillaris
  • Ship As :

    Potted
  • Size :

    2.5" PLUG
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Perennializing, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant
  • Flower Color :

    Pink
  • Flower Form :

    Surreal clouds of flower silky panicles
  • Foliage Type :

    Tidy clumps, fine blue-green foliage.
  • Mature Spread :

    24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing:

    24 - 36 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Top of plant should be even with soil level and 24-36" apart.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Can handle drought and well drained garden soil.
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Cut back in late winter to early spring.
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 2"
  • Planting Depth :

    Top of plant even with soil level
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 2, 2022 May 30, 2022
    5A April 11, 2022 May 30, 2022
    5B March 28, 2022 May 30, 2022
    6A March 14, 2022 May 30, 2022
    6B February 28, 2022 May 30, 2022
    7A February 24, 2022 May 30, 2022
    7B February 21, 2022 May 30, 2022
    8A February 17, 2022 May 9, 2022
    8B February 14, 2022 May 9, 2022
    9-10 February 7, 2022 May 9, 2022

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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