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Spartina pectinata 'Aureomarginata'

Variegated Prairie Cord Grass, Variegated Cord Grass, Gold-Edged Cord Grass

Main interest:
excellent for wetlands and stream banks, gracefully arching foliage
full sun to partial shade
Soil humidity:
moist to wet soil
Growth type:
Flower colour:
Flowering period:
July to August
variegated green and cream
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 7 ft (2.1 m) width: 7 ft (2.1 m)
waterside gardens, stream banks, wetlands, soil erosion control

Spartina pectinata 'Aureomarginata' is a hardy North American grass that is excellent for stabilizing soils and controlling erosion. Use this vigorous perennial grass on your pond and stream banks. Also called Spartina pectinata 'Variegata' for its variegated foliage that is pale green with creamy edges. The leaves turn a clear yellow in the fall.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.


Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS

Synonym(s): Spartina pectinata 'Variegata', Spartina pectinata 'Aureovariegata'

Also known as: Freshwater Cord Grass, Prairie Cordgrass

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