2005 Theodore Klein Plant Award Winner

Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ Golden Japanese Forest Grass makes an outstanding bright accent in the lightly shaded garden. Growing slowly to 2 ’ high and 3’ wide, the elegantly arching blades are striped in brilliant green and gold tones. This exceptional ornamental grass performs best in a moist soil. It is most at home in USDA cold hardiness zones 5-9. Plants can be seen in the walled garden at Yew Dell Gardens and at the UKREC Botanic Garden The image to the right was taken at Heronswood Nursery, 7530 NE 288th Street, Kingston WA.

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' - Golden Japanese Forest Grass