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Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’

Golden variegated hakone grass

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to November
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourYellow striped green, cream, bronze-green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ (Golden variegated hakone grass). Has lance-shaped yellow leaves with narrow, green stripes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Grass

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Ornamental, border, foliage

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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