Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'
Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'

Alopecurus pratensis 'Aureovariegata'

Meadow Foxtail

Poaceae

Height

30 - 60 cm

Flower colour

grey

Inflorence type

ax

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

charteuse with green stripes

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, moist, fertile

pH

neutral

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

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.

Propagation:


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.

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