Golden-edged Prairie Cord Grass

Common name Golden-edged Prairie Cord Grass
Latin name Spartina pectinata 'Aureomarginata'
  • Ground cover
  • Ornamental grass
Height 4-8'
Spread 3-6' Spreader
Light & Water
Full sun:
Full sun:
Zone 4
Bloom months
  • July
  • August
Bloom colour Tan
Foliage colour Green/yellow
Foliage categories
  • Green
  • Variegated
  • Deer resistant
  • Fall colour
  • Spreader/self-seeder (Spreader)

Tall grass native will spread quickly with moisture but is drought tolerant and slow growing in dry soils. Will grow in sandy or clay soil. Leavea have a narrow gold edge. The whole plant is a brilliant yellow in fall.

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