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Muhlenbergia rigens | Pacific Nurseries

Muhlenbergia rigens

Common Name | Deer Grass
Popular Plant CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
CA Native
Grass + Grasslike
As a hard-working CA Native grass, Muhlenbergia rigens provides attractive textural contrast in a landscape with many erect narrow blades that fan out of the vase-shaped foliage in dense clumps. Leaves can reach up to 3′ long. It’s one of the most beautiful and easiest to grow of all the native California bunch-grasses. It prefers sandy or gravelly soil but will perform well in almost any well-drained location.

Muhlenbergia rigens

Attributes + Requirements

Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Attracts Pollinators
Growth | 3-5′ High
Growth | 3-4′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Yellow, Purple
Light Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Rocky, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Low Maintenance | Showy | Deer Tolerant | Summer-Dry Tolerant
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Muhlenbergia rigens
Sizes Grown | 5 gal

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“When regionally appropriate California native grasses—including Muhlenbergia rigens—are combined with colorful perennials, the result is a shimmering, mini-ecosystem that’s friendly to all life. Even better, it requires minimal water, care, or other limited resources.”
John Greenlee | Greenlee & Associates

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