Deer Grass

Description
Botanical Name: 
Mullenbergia rigens

Native from California to Texas and south into Mexico. A dense tight clump with an upright growth habit. Leaves are bright green with slender yellow or purple flower spikes in autumn. Heat and drought tolerant with moderate growth rate.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Grasses
Name: 
Deer Grass
Plant Type: 
Perennial
Flower: 
Yellow or purple spikes
Mature Size: 
4' x 5'
Water: 
Low once established
Exposure:: 
Full sun
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season