Flowers: August-September.  Plant in part shade.  HxS 45x45cm

Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ is a very attractive and popular grass which is slow growing and has rich yellow leaves with a narrow green stripe.  Red tints develop in autumn.  Fantastic in containers with a lovely cascading habit but equally as good in a shady border or on the edge of woodland.  Remains fairly evergreen and enjoys a moist soil.  If placed in a sunny spot the leaves will go a much brighter yellow and may burn. Originally found on the island of Honshu, Japan.  Lovely for variegation in a shady spot.  The flowers are insignificant and best removed.  Hardiness rating; H7.  Pot size 1.5 litre.

Care & Maintenance.

Cut to the ground in spring, which is also the best time to divide established clumps. Cut stems can be composted or used as a mulch.


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