Grass, Regal Mist (Pink Muhly)


Description: Clumping ornamental grass. Rounded, mounding habit. Bright to dark green, thin, wiry foliage. Airy, purple-pink to reddish plumes hover in a cloud above the foliage. Plumes turn tan as seeds mature. May turn tan in frost conditions, otherwise mainly evergreen in our area. For best look cut down to around 3 to 5 inches above the ground in late winter or early spring. May brown out in summer if given insufficient water.

Common Name: Regal Mist (Pink Muhly) Grass

Scientific Name: Muhlenbergia capillaris

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 2-3' height, 3-4' spread

Foliage Color: Green

Bloom Color: Pink

Bloom Period: Late Summer - Fall

Landscape Use: Accent, Annual Flower Bed,Containers / Planters, Entryway, Erosion Control, Focal Point Specimen, Foundation, Garden Pond, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Median Strips, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Shrub Border, Small Groups, Woodland Border

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 10

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Little Zebra Grass, Adagio Dwarf Maiden Grass




Kiefer Landscaping is based in Effingham, Illinois. Our landscapers also service the areas of Flora, Olney, Newton, Mattoon and Charleston. For any questions about our other services such as brick paving, lawn mowing, etc., please contact us at 217-347-7500 or email us at