Sesleria autumnalis

Autumn moor grass

Evergreen Grass / Grass-Like

Finely-textured light evergreen blades form a nice rounded clump that is drought tolerant. Tight creamy-white flower spikes appear late summer and persist into winter. It can be massed for a dramatic effect.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Open Shade


Size: 18 - 24 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Chartreuse / Lime, Yellow

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: Aug, Sep, Oct
Flower Shape: Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Edging, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Hell Strip, Lawn Alternative
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Aggressive / Crowds Neighbors, Clumping
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos