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Muhlenbergia 'Pink Flamingos'

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
mew-len-BERG-gee-uh
Description

Pink Flamingos is a hybrid ornamental grass in the Poaceae family.  The parents of this grass are M. capillaris and  M. lindheimeri  getting its taller and upright flowers like  M.lindheimeri but they are more plumy and pink like M. capillaris. It has narrow gray-green leaves very showy airy pink flowers that appear in the fall make an attractive specimen or work well planted in mass or small groups in a landscape.  This ornamental grass is resistant to damage by deer, drought  and heat tolerant.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Xeric Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#small spaces#pink flowers#upright#feathery flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#small spaces#pink flowers#upright#feathery flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Muhlenbergia
    Family:
    Poaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Erect
    Rounded
  • 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)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    3 feet-6 feet
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Caryopsis
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    Feathery flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Rosulate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Narrow thin gray-green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Small Space
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Mass Planting
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Dry Soil
    Heat