Hakone Grass, All Gold

Overview

Category: Perennial grasses
Common Name: Hakone Grass, All Gold
Botanical Name: Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Height: 9-14 in.
Spread: 18-24 in.

Notes

A brilliant grass that absolutely glows in the shade! This all-gold version of H. macra is brighter in color than Hak. m. 'Aureola', has a more upright habit, and is reportedly a more vigorous grower. It tends to be more chartreuse in heavier shade, and brighter gold in more sun. Hakonechloa is grown mainly for its beautiful foliage, though it does produce seed heads. Tiny, inconspicuous reddish brown flower spiklets appear in airy clusters from late summer thru early fall.