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Cenchrus alopecuroides 'Moudry' is often confused with:
Cenchrus alopecuroides Flowers
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Artemisia Artemisia spp.
Muhlenbergia capillaris Muhlenbergia capillaris
Panicum virgatum Panicum virgatum

Cenchrus alopecuroides 'Moudry'

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'
Phonetic Spelling
SEN-krus al-oh-pek-yur-OH-ih-deez
Description

Wide, dark green, glossy leaves; self seeds- cut back before seeds mature. This plant is highly resistant to deer grazing.

More information on Cenchrus alopecuroides.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#resistant#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#resistant#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cenchrus
    Species:
    alopecuroides
    Family:
    Poaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Frequent Standing Water
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Black
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long-lasting
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Long-lasting
    Showy
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Pond
    Riparian
    Landscape Theme:
    Rain Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Black Walnut
    Deer
    Drought
    Pollution
    Rabbits