Luzula sylvatica 'Aurea'

Golden Wood Rush

Evergreen Grass / Grass-Like, Perennial

This attractive wood rush forms dense matts of golden foliage and makes a good edger or small scale groundcover, adding a bright note to the shady corners of your garden.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Low


Size: 12 - 16 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Strappy
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold
Leaf Shape: Strappy

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream, Brown / Chocolate

Flower Shape: Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Edging, Groundcover, Massed, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: front of border, ground hugger, continuity creator
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos