Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA

Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Moorhexe'

Common Name: 'Purple moor grass'

A deciduous clump-forming perennial grass. This is a short-growing form with erect spikes of purplish, almost black flowers above dark green foliage which turn pale brown and orange in autumn and winter. Jul-Oct. H60cm S45cm.


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Care Instructions

Best grown in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Prefers acidic or neutral soil. Cut back stems close to ground level from early March.

Plant No: 1725

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179