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Japanese Forest Grass 'Aureola'

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
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Perennial grass has vivid, golden-green, stripped leaves that grow in an upright, arching habit. Great filler in shade gardens, containers or borders. 

Plant with European White Birch 


  • Landscape Size: 12"-18" tall, 12"-18" wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade or Full Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 2-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Arching
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Ornamental Grass

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Requires enriched soil with good drainage. Every 2-3 years, divide in early spring.



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