Muhlenbergia rigens, Deer grass needs well drained soil and full sun. Regular watering will help this perennial species to really take-off until it is established. Ladybugs love to overwinter in this species, and some species of butterflies also utilize this plant for food. It can attain a height of 3 feet high, and several feet wide. When in bloom, the plumes reach up to 2 feet higher.
Sunset Zone(s): 7-24
USDA Zone(s): 9-11