Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

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Common Name:
Japanese Forest Grass
Plant Type:
Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Shade to Part Sun
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Garden Height:
12-24 Inches
Garden Spread:
12-36 Inches
  • Shade tolerant grass that pairs well with hostas & ferns
  • Bold splash of color in the shade garden or combination planters

A fantastic plant that has variegated foliage and an outstanding arching habit. The leaf blades are almost completely yellow with narrow green stripes near the margin. Flowers are tiny small seed heads that appear in late summer to early fall. With the cool weather of fall, the leaves will be infused with shades of pink and red. It has a cascading habit with the leaves all arching in the same direction. It is deer resistant and is a slow grower. Looks amazing crawling over rocks or edges of walls or in containers.

Height: 12-24 inches
Spread: 12-36 inches

Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Edging
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Blooms Late Summer - Fall, Variegated Foliage,
Soil Moisture: Well Drained

Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc

Review (1)

  • Hakonechloa macrame Arreola grass

    Posted by Unknown on May 31st 2021

    Arrived Very healthy and vibrant. I would recommend this merchant.