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Milium effusum 'Aureum'

Also called Golden Grass


More About Milium effusum 'Aureum'

  • Deciduous flat chartreuse blades arch from green stems
  • Profuse green flowers are held on narrow panicles
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Flower Height: 40 cm
  • Foliage Height: 30 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

Interesting Notes:

Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
 

 

Zone:

5

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Green,Lime-green

Wood Millet Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in full or partial shade, and tolerates a range of soil types. Rake in late winter or early spring to make room for new growth. Plants should be divided in the spring every few years, to keep the plant contained and supporting healthy, new growth. Self-seeds easily: prune seedheads as they appear.

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Milium effusum 'Aureum' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Spreading
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Milium effusum 'Aureum'

Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Golden Japanese Forest Grass