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  • Bowles' golden grass
  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

Milium effusum 'Aureum'

Bowles' golden grass

5 year guarantee RHS award of garden merit
2 litre pot £11.99
2 litre pot £11.99

This grass is semi-evergreen, so it can lose some of its foliage in winter. In colder regions or more exposed gardens, it may lose it all, but then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow growing
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A brilliant plant for a shady spot, this semi-evergreen grass gets going in early spring, and forms a rich, yellow mound which matures to a bright green. Delicate golden flowers form a haze in summer. Plant at the edge of a shady border, or in groups as part of a woodland planting scheme.

  • Garden care: Divide in spring if clumps start to look tatty.

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