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Milium effusum ‘Aureum’

For sale by David

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Milium effusum aureum plugs, grown from seed Spring 2017

Milium effusum ‘Aureum’ | Bristol, BS9
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.25 litres × 12

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Plant Finder: about Milium effusum ‘Aureum’

Common names

Wood millet


Milium effusum ‘Aureum’ (Wood millet). This is an evergreen tuft-forming perennial, this species of grass is grown for its yellow foliage and flowers. The flat leaves are golden yellow in the spring fading to yellowish green in the summer. The flowers are produced in panicles of greenish yellow spikelets they are produced in the summer. It will grow to a height of 1m and a spread of 30cm.


Easily grown in semi-shade. Are frost tolerant preferring moisture-retentive soil.

Interest and use

Water feature, borders

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH8.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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