Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’

hakonechloa aureola japanese forest grass part shade part sun yellow super natural landscaping whistler pemberton low maintenance

26 Feb Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’

This Japanese forest grass will wow you all year long in your garden with beautiful bright yellow foliage that turns to shades of red in the fall, it’s perfect for shade gardens that are kissed by some sun. Pair it with hostas, ajuga, heuchera and ferns since they all have similar growth requirements.

 

Common Name: Japanese forest grass
Type: Ornamental grass
Family: Poaceae
Zone: 4 to 9
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: July to August
Bloom Description: Yellow-green
Sun: Part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Colorful
Tolerate: Black Walnut, Air Pollution

A close up of the beautiful foliage.

hakonechloa aureola japanese forest grass part shade part sun yellow super natural landscaping whistler pemberton low maintenance

A small taste of what this grass looks like in the fall.

hakonechloa aureola japanese forest grass part shade part sun yellow super natural landscaping whistler pemberton low maintenance