Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Shrub

Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Shrub

8 reviews
  • Drought tolerant

  • Low maintenance

  • Pink feathery plumes

  • Visual appeal

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  • Family owned farm since 1980
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Bright Pink Plumes Rise in Early Fall to Explode in Color & Texture

This dwarf pink Muhly grass shrub cultivar is as unique as it is breathtaking! In the autumn, it creates an incredible display of billowy, vibrant pink ‘hairgrass’ that will add a playful yet sophisticated look to your garden.

This North Carolina native plant’s fall flowering makes it a very distinguishing ornamental grass addition to any landscape. In the early spring growing season, white flowering stalks shoot up before its pink flowers form season color.

Masses of airy, open, loosely branched blooms (each to 12 inches long) in purple-red to pink colors hang above the dark green foliage in lengthy fall bloom. Some may say it looks like cotton candy pink grass giving it the nickname of cotton candy grass! Tan seed head plumes continue to thrive all through winter on this grass.

Does Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Come Back Every Year?

Yes, your dwarf pink Muhly grass will regrow every year when the climate is right. Pink Muhly grass is a perennial plant, meaning that it will grow back nearly indefinitely as long as it is well taken care of. 

Does Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Need Full Sun?

Traditionally, pink Muhly grass thrives in full sun. However, if you’re in an especially warm climate, some shade is good for the plant as well.  This warm season plant doesn’t like wet conditions so be sure to plant in a well-drained soil site.

How Big Does Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Grow?

Dwarf pink Muhly grass grows in the full sun across the United States in USDA growing zones 6-9. It can grow up to 2-3 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide at mature height. It is a good idea to feed with a slow-release fertilizer in early spring while it is actively growing.


Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Care

Gulf muhly grass plants are a native plant of the South that boasts good drought tolerance and salt tolerance. It is low maintenance and can be planted in a wide range of sites including poor soil sites that are sandy or rocky.

Used by garden designers all over and looks wonderful in mass plantings or as ground covers in native gardens. For muhly grass spacing, be sure to plant this grass at least 3 feet apart.

Muhlenbergia capillaris aka muhly grass is easy to grow and tolerates heat, humidity, and drought (hence why it lives in Florida and southern North America). It is also deer resistant!

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Botanical Name
Muhlenbergia capillaris

Full Sun / Partial Shade

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Mature Width
2-3 ft

Mature Height
2-3 ft

Growing Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

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I've always admired the pink plumes on this grass and needed something to go along a natural area beside my pool. My order was shipped the next day and showed up well packaged and looking great.


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Hi Doug! Thank you for your kind words and for allowing us to assist you with your Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Shrub order. Hope you both are doing great. See you around.


Just received my muhly grass. I, like others appreciate the packing. It looks healthy, looking forward to planting. Just want you to know it looks perfect, I also ordered from Zulily.


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Thank you for your kind words, Rosetta. Hope you and your Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Shrub are doing fantastic!


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Thank you Pam for your kind words and entrusting us with your Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Shrub order. Your continued support means everything to us. All the best.

kristine p.

Beautiful. Makes ordering plants so easy. Well packed and arrived in great condition ready to go in the ground


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So thrilled to how how easy the process was for you, Kristine. We always strive at providing the best customer experience and glad it shows. Hope you and your Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Shrub are doing well. Take care!

Donovan G.

Its turning brown like its dead


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I'm sorry to hear what's happening with your Dwarf Pink Muhly Grass Shrub, Donovan. Please keep in mind that we are always available to assist. Hope you both are doing well.

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