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Muhlenbergia reverchonii Undaunted / muhley grass

    Muhlenbergia reverchonii Undaunted / muhley grass


    Muhlenbergia reverchonii 'Undaunted' is a popular ornamental grass that belongs to the Poaceae family. It is a clump-forming perennial that produces narrow green leaves that are between 18-24 inches tall, with delicate, airy inflorescences that rise 3-4 feet above the foliage in late summer.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 18-24 inches (45-60 cm)
    • Spread: 2-3 feet (60-90 cm)
    • Flower color: Silver/Purple
    • Flowering period: Late summer to fall
    • Foliage: Green, narrow
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil, pH 6.5-7.5
    • Hardiness Zone: 5

    Muhlenbergia reverchonii 'Undaunted' is an excellent choice for adding height and texture to borders, mixed beds, and naturalized landscapes. Its graceful, arching habit makes it an attractive addition to contemporary and modern gardens. The flowers can be used in cut flower arrangements.

    Muhlenbergia reverchonii 'Undaunted' is a low-maintenance grass that requires minimal care. It is drought tolerant once established and is resistant to pests and diseases. The airy flower heads sway beautifully in the wind, creating a mesmerizing effect.

    Companion Plants:

    • Penstemon 'Dark Towers' - The burgundy foliage of this cultivar provides a stunning contrast against the blue-green foliage of Muhlenbergia reverchonii, and its tall spikes of pink flowers add height and structure to the garden.
    • Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow' - This variegated foliage cultivar provides a beautiful contrast against the blue-green foliage of Muhlenbergia reverchonii, and its pink and green leaves add interest to the garden.
    • Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' - The large, magenta flowers of this cultivar provide a bold contrast against the airy plumes of Muhlenbergia reverchonii.

    Care Instructions:
    Muhlenbergia reverchonii 'Undaunted' prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It is drought tolerant but benefits from occasional watering during prolonged dry periods. It can be pruned in early spring to remove any damaged or old growth.

    Final Thoughts:
    Muhlenbergia reverchonii 'Undaunted' is a stunning ornamental grass that is prized for its delicate, airy flower heads and low-maintenance nature. Its graceful form and texture make it a great addition to any landscape or garden design. 'Undaunted' is a cultivar that was developed by the Dallas Arboretum and is named for the undaunted spirit of Texas gardeners who plant and tend their gardens despite harsh weather conditions.