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Hakonechloa macra
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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 full sun  partial shade  shade lover

A study in urbane simplicity, this vivid green grass fashions lush mounds of flowing bamboo-like foliage. Hakonechloa macra has often been overlooked, though its faster growing habit has a lot to offer, enduring more sun, drought and cold than the variegated Hakones. Solidly colored blades offset striped, gold, bronze or broad-leafed plants to great effect, or meld with Buxus 'Blauer Heinz' for a meditative green-on-green composition.

Size: 12"–3' 0" high x 12"–3' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Hakonechloa macra (G-0546)
Each $8.75
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