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Hackonechloa Aureola

Hackonechloa Aureola


A graceful, colorful groundcover for shady areas. Slender stems hold bright yellow foliage with thin green stripes having the effect of a tiny bamboo. Great in containers. 2009 Perennial Plant of the Year.

$34.99 /Each. 1 gallon
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Aureola’ is a golden-striped form of Hakone grass. It is a rhizomatous, deciduous perennial grass that typically grows in dense spreading clumps to 15” tall and features gracefully arching green leaves variegated with gold longitudinal striping. Yellow-green flowers appear in loose, nodding panicles in mid-summer. Species plants reportedly have better winter hardiness and perform better in full sun exposures than ‘Areola’.


Common Name Japanese Forest Grass
Type Ornamental Grass
Grow Zone 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9
Bloom Time Grown for Foliage
Light Requirement Part Shade
Watering Needs Average
Maintenace Easy