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Phalaris arundinacea 'Pure gold' has Common Names: gardener's garters, bride's laces, French grass, lady grass, lady's garters, lady's laces, lady's ribbons, painted grass, ribbon grass, silver grass; -most derived from the well known cream striped forms

Pure Gold is a vigorous rhizomatous perennial grass especially bright in spring, forming an extensive colony of erect stems, bearing narrow golden leaves and narrow pale green flowering panicles in summer.Excellent setting off early summer flowers starting with late tulips.

Grow in any soil in full sun or partial shade. Can also grow under water in a pond. Remove dead winter stems and also cut down once or even twice in summer if a fresh foliage crop is wanted; colour is brightest in spring later it tends towards lime green. 

Foliage: deciduous

Height:  50 - 100 cm in 2 to 5 years
Spread: 50 - 100 cm 

Planting Location: Good for flower beds and borders, informal, low maintenance ground cover. Can spread quite quickly so is good as ground cover

Grown in a 9 cm pot but supplied without the plastic pot to avoid environmental waste (we reuse) and any excess soil.


Phalaris arundinacea 'Pure Gold','Arctic Sun' Ribbon Grass , division

SKU: BP202400704
  • Phalaris
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