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Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegatus'

Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegatus' - Golden Foxtail Grass

Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegatus' - Golden Foxtail Grass

More About Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegatus'

  • Colourful tuft-forming perennial
  • Striated blades of yellow and green
  • Light brown insignificant flowers
  • Fast grower, excellent in containers
  • Bloom Time: May to June

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 will flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.

Zone:

4

Height:

45-60 cm

Spread:

30-60 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Golden Foxtail Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist to wet soil, in full sun. Does not tolerate dry soils in full sun. The seed heads should be removed to prevent self-seeding. Divide in the fall or early spring.


Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegatus' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Variegated
Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegatus'

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

Variegated Japanese Forest Grass