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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

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Zones 2B, 3-9, 14-24, 31-41

Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Poaceae (Gramineae)
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants


Clumps of gracefully arching leaves characterize this choice grass from Japan. To 1–3 ft. tall, somewhat wider. Spreads slowly by underground runners; never invasive. Tolerates full sun in fog belt or cool northwestern gardens. Prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil. Choice for shade garden, cool rock garden, containers. All-green leaves of species turn coppery orange in fall. Colored-leaf selections are more widely grown.

'All Gold'

This is a clumping grass with golden yellow leaves; 14 in. tall, but more upright than ‘Aureola’.

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