Go Back Golden Millet Grass (Chartreuse)

Milium effusum 'Aureum'
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Plant Type: Annuals

Most grasses, and grass-like plants require full sun, but this grass is the exception to the rule. The bonus is that the delicate chartreuse leaves will brighten a shady corner in any modern grass garden – or any garden.

This grass will stand out in your landscape, golden green, very impressive, shade tolerant, for combo planters or landscape, a perennial growing 24" tall, hardy to zone 5.

Currently not available for online purchase.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for drying and preserving
Provides winter interest

Flower Color

Chartreuse (yellow/green)

Foliage Color


Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

18-24 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture


Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Critter Resistance


Full to part sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

Summer, fall, early winter