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Hakonechloa macra Aureola / japanese forest grass

    Hakonechloa macra Aureola / japanese forest grass

    Introducing Hakonechloa macra Aureola, a beautiful ornamental grass known for its stunning golden-yellow striped foliage. Also known as Japanese forest grass, it is a popular choice among gardeners and landscape designers for its unique appearance and versatility.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 30-45 cm (12-18 in)
    • Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 in)
    • Flower color: Green
    • Flowering period: Summer
    • Foliage: Golden-yellow striped
    • Sunlight requirements: Partial shade to full shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, moist soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 5

    Hakonechloa macra Aureola is perfect for adding color and texture to shady garden areas, woodland gardens, and mixed borders. It can also be used in container gardens and as ground cover.

    This grass is low maintenance, deer resistant, and has a graceful and delicate appearance. It also provides year-round interest in the garden with its beautiful foliage.

    Companion Plants:
    • Astilbe chinensis 'Visions': With its feathery plumes of pink flowers, Astilbe is a perfect contrast to the bright golden foliage of Hakonechloa macra Aureola.
    • Heuchera 'Marmalade': The orange-red foliage of Heuchera 'Marmalade' creates a striking contrast against the golden leaves of Hakonechloa macra Aureola.
    • Hosta 'Blue Angel': The blue-green foliage of Hosta 'Blue Angel' pairs beautifully with the golden and green stripes of Hakonechloa macra Aureola.

    Care Instructions:
    Hakonechloa macra Aureola prefers consistently moist soil, so it is important to water regularly, especially during dry periods. It prefers partial shade to full shade, but can tolerate some morning sun. Pruning is not necessary, but trimming back the foliage in the spring can help promote healthy growth.

    Final Thoughts:
    Hakonechloa macra Aureola is a beautiful and unique ornamental grass that can add a pop of color and texture to any garden or landscape. Its golden-yellow striped foliage and low maintenance nature make it a popular choice among gardeners. Its delicate appearance and versatility make it a great addition to any garden or container arrangement.