Gold-edged prairie cord grass (Spartina pectinata 'Aureomarginata')
Spartina pectinata 'Aureomarginata'
Spartina pectinata 'Variegata'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Aureomarginata' ~ 'Aureomarginata' is a clump-forming, vigorous perennial grass with narrow, strap-shaped pale-green, yellow-edged leaves, with spike-like inflorescences which are light green in early summer.
Plant in permanently moist, fertile soil. Tolerant of saline and thrives in boggy sites.
Architectural, Beds and borders, Bog garden, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Instant, Low Maintenance, Waterside
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Alkaline, Acid, Neutral
Full Sun, Partial Shade
South, East, West
Sheltered or Exposed
Generally disease free.
Cut back dead foliage spent flower stems in spring.
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