Grass, Japanese Golden Forest


Description: This captivating grass has variegated yellow leaves with narrow green margins. In the fall this grass turns a reddish-pink color. The beautiful foliage of this grass is perfect for the formal Japanese garden.

Common Name: Japanese Golden Forest Grass

Scientific Name: Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Partial Sun – Partial Shade

Size: 2’height, 3′ spread

Foliage Color: Goldish-Yellow with narrow Green margins in the Spring & Summer. Reddish-Pink in full Sun in the Fall.

Landscape Use: Border, Container, Rock Gardens, Water Gardens, Mass Groupings

Soil: Well-Drained, Fertile, Compost rich

Zone: 5 – 9

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Avoid other golden-leaved plants, Place by plants with blue foliage, fern, blue hostas, coral bells. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.

Maintenance: Cut back in March


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