Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
30 - 60 cm
June - July
charteuse with green stripes
well drained, moist, fertile
garden variety, the species is native to Europe and Asia
Alopecurus is a genus in the grass family, Poaceae. One common characteristic is their dense, cylindrical panicles that resemble foxtails, hence the common name. The genus contains around 25 species of grasses native to temperate regions of the norther hemisphere. Some are grown as agricultural forage grasses.
Division in spring or fall.
Meadow foxtail is widely cultivated as a forage grass in agriculture. The garden variety 'Aureovariegata' has chartreuse foliage with green stripes. It doesn't spread much.