Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'®
The Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® is a perennial plant that belongs to the' Poacea ' grass family and has a beautiful golden-yellow crop. The Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® combines well with other types of plants and is a real eye-catcher in the garden!
Our regular grower for grasses is a grower who values sustainable cultivation. They are MPS A + / SQ / GAP certified
MPS A + stands for: MPS (Environmental Program Floriculture) and A + is the strictest version.
The MPS - ABC certificate or environmental certificate works as a yardstick that demonstrates how environmentally friendly business operations are within a company. The standards and values that you as a grower must meet are set by MPS and checked annually.
SQ stands for: Socially Qualified (SQ)
The MPS - SQ certificate focuses on the social aspects of business operations.
With this certificate the grower can prove that there is a healthy and safe working environment within the company. This certificate also meets all (inter) national requirements in the field of working conditions.
GAP stands for: Good Agricultural Practice (GAP)
The MPS - GAP certificate focuses on the sustainable aspect.
Traceability, environment, safety and hygiene are the pillars of this certificate.
It indicates that the grower's products are made safe and sustainable and are easily traceable.
This certificate meets the conditions of the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI 2020)
Originally from the South of France.
The Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® does not like wet feet.
With too much water, the beautiful golden-yellow crop can change color to a gray color.
A moist root ball is sufficient to keep this Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® satisfied.
Fact: The genus glauca is the Latin translation of 'blue'. Now it seems strange that this golden-yellow plant bears the name glauca, but this is not the case! In the spring the Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® is also really golden yellow, but as the season passes it gets a bluish gray tint in the leaves, hence the name glauca!
This ornamental grass loves the sun! The Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® is the most pleasant place for a sunny spot!
The Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® does not flower.
Freezing cold down to -8 ° is no problem for the Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'®, it perfectly withstands the grass.
Twice a year a little lawn feeding is enough.
Remove the withered leaf after the winter
Will be 25-30 cm high.
Plants per m²:
5 plants per m² - 30 cm apart
Combine the Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® with the following types of ornamental grasses in a planter or border for a colorful whole:
Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'®
Festuca glauca 'AmiGreen'®
Deschampsia flexuosa 'AmiLime'®