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Molinia Caerulea Skyracer

Molinia ‘Skyracer’ is a dense, upright, warm season perennial grass with long narrow leaf blades forming clumps up to 3′ in height. In mid summer. produces tall (up to 8′) flower stalks.  Fall color is golden yellow.

Selected by ornamental grass pioneer Kurt Bluemel.  Native to moist regions of Europe and Asia, including moors, heaths, bogs, and lake shores.

Hardy to USDA zone 5.  Prefers moist, but well drained soils in full sun.  Drought tolerant once established.

  • Common Name Moor Grass
  • Variety Skyracer
  • Zone Zone 5
  • Mature Size 3' x 4'
  • Bloom Time Summer
  • Plant Type Grasses
  • Flower Color Tan with Purple