Hakonechloa is a small group of shade loving grasses from the Japanese woodlands. Japanese forest grasses are slow to establish, but once they have settled in, their arching mounds of soft leaves cascade richly like a waterfall. There are several variegations to enhance the shade border. 'Aureola' may be the most common, but with the combination of green and golden yellow stripes, it develops into an impressive specimen. Morning sun at most, Best success with ample moisture. Perennial Plant of the Year 2009.
Bloom time August-September
Hardiness Zone 5