This spectacular cool season evergreen perennial grass forms a clump of arching blades that emerge bright gold, turn a cheerful chartreuse in spring and mature to a light green as summer progresses; delicate and airy golden-yellow flowers rise high above the foliage; glows in dappled shade.
A cheerful chartreuse in spring and mature to a light green as summer progresses
Striking as accent, contrast, in borders, containers, mass plantings as well as in cottage, water-wise, woodland and shade gardens.
Milium effusum 'Aureum'
(Golden Wood Millet)
Prefers light shade
12" (60 cm)
18" (46 cm)
30" (76 cm)
Airy, delicate, golden-yellow flower panicles rise high above the foliage
May - June
High-Low. Keep adequately moist
Prefers fertile, moist soil types