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Hakonechloa macra Aureola - 9cm Potted Shrub

  • Catalogue Code 5140-5190
  • Pack Contents: 1x 9cm Potted Shrub
  • Recommended by the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Shimmering grass-like leaves in the wind
  • Calming effect
  • Leaves turn red-tinged in autumn
  • Neat and clump-forming, ideal for container gardening
  • 9cm potted plant, delivered right to your door

Introduce to your plot this grass-like bedding plant with its golden-green leaves that shimmer in the sunlight and move in the wind. Also called the Japanese forest grass the leaves shimmer making the overall plants look like they are moving like waves- great for adding life to your garden.

Suitable for growing in containers we recommend you plant bulbs around the main plant so an injection of colour highlights the gold-leaved backdrop of Hakonechloa macra Aureola.

Used and popular in show gardens, Hakonechloa macra Aureola excels in calm and serene Japanese gardens as its sound and visual impact are a delight to the senses especially as the leaves catch the breeze.

Useful Tip:

Plant in containers or flower beds and watch the leaves give a beautiful golden backdrop to nearby flowers.

Up To: 40cm / 16in


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Good in containers and pots
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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