Golden Japanese Forest Grass

Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’

  • Size: 1.5’ Tall and Wide
  • Growth Habit: clumping, mounding, low
  • Growth Rate: slow
  • Light Requirements: Part shade to part sun
  • Soil Requirements:  adaptable, moist but well drained soil
  • Appeal:  Hackonechloa Aureola commonly known as Golden Japanese Forest Grass is a great perennial to add to more shaded areas. Golden Japanese Forest Grass has a bright golden yellow/green foliage color that provides nice contrast against other plants in the landscape. It can develop tints of pink in its leaves during cooler months. This ornamental grass has a loose, airy texture that can sway in the wind.