Alopecurus pratensis Aurea Marginata

 

Acopecorus pratensis Aurea Marginata, Foxtail Grass. A Deciduous spreading non-invasive perennial grass with linear leaves striped yellow and green. Flower spikes of pale green and purple. Makes an attractive border grass. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 40cm. Flowers April to July.

 

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Ornamental Grass Planting care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.