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HAKONECHLOA macra 'Aureola'

Commonly known as Japanese forest grass

Hummocks of vividly striped yellow and green foliage. Vibrant in a courtyard setting or to edge a shrub border
Further Reading....
  • Height
    40cm (16in)
  • Spread
    35cm (14in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Ornamental grasses
    Perennial grass spreading slowly to form mounds of arching, linear leaves. Flushes red in autumn often continuing into winter
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Colour is darker in shade

HAKONECHLOA macra 'Aureola'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Makes a good container subject. Ideal for a soft edging
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Japan. Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Open panicles to 18cm (7in) long
    Spikes
    Spikelets
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
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40cm (16in)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  35cm (14in)
 

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