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Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’
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Golden Variegated Hakone Grass

Hakonechloa macra Aureola

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<i>Hakonechloa macra</i> ‘Aureola’

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<i>Hakonechloa macra</i> ‘Aureola’

<i>Hakonechloa macra</i> ‘Aureola’

<i>Hakonechloa macra</i> ‘Aureola’

Hakonechloa

These graceful members of the Poaceae family are named after Hakone, a region of Japan where they can be found growing wild in shady areas with humus-rich soil.

Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ partial shade  shade lover

This cool season dwarf grass is lush and courtly. Cascading, satin-like foliage is broad and variegated with cream, chartreuse and green, illuminating dark garden corners and softening hard features. Appreciative of moist well-drained soil, ‘Aureola’ makes a choice specimen or slow spreading ground cover. We especially enjoy it in Japanese gardens as well as under the ambient light of Corylopsis spicata.

Size: 15" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ (G-0051)
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AVAILABLE MAY 2017



       


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