Millium effusum Aureum
- Height: 24 inches
- Ideal for: Border, Containers, Wild Garden, Wildlife
An attractive form of millet grass with amazing golden yellow foliage that looks spectacular planted in lightly shaded borders or containers.
Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).
|Sowing time:||December to April or June to July.|
|Sowing depth:||Sow seed on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost and place at a temperature of at 20C (69F). Lightly cover the|
Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 14-21 days. Do not exclude light, as this helps germination.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 30-45cm (12-18in) apart.
Cut back foliage the following spring to encourage new coloured grass each year . Best grown in a semi-shaded part of the garden out of full sun.