A picture of a Golden Spaniard

Golden Spaniard

Aciphylla aurea

Also known as

Golden Speargrass, Taramea

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

1.3m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Golden Spaniard Overview

This species will produce fan-shaped, yellow-green or sometimes glaucus leaves; the plant takes on a clump form. The flower spike holds yellow-cream blooms.

Common problems with Golden Spaniard

How to propagate Golden Spaniard

Seed

By seed when fresh, in late summer.

Other uses of Golden Spaniard

The architectural value of their spiky foliage. Mixed border or rock gardens.