Ken’s Weekly Tips – Molinia – A wonderful ornamental grass

by Ken C | Last Updated: 30/09/2021

Molinia makes a wonderful ornamental grass, and there are two basic types of Molinia. Molinia caerulea which grows to about a metre or so tall, and the Molinia caerulea aurundinacea which can grow considerably higher – as you can see in this video.

If you’re planning on planting Molinia, good for you – just make sure you plant the right one for your garden!

Ken Crowther is an award winning broadcaster, author and member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. He has been gardening for over 50 years and his knowledge and experience are drawn on to provide advice and information about garden design, plants for all seasons, gardening techniques and gardening tips. Gardening with Ken's broad appeal means he reaches a wide audience across the UK from amateur gardeners to top level horticulturists.