hakonechloa macra 'all gold' (gold hakone grass, japanese forest grass)

Size: 1 gallon
  • dense mound of relatively short golden foliage
  • graceful arching form softens formal shade gardens
  • yellow leaves turn red and purple shades in the fall
  • yellow-green seed heads persist through winter
  • more upright habit than 'Aureola'
  • bloom time: july to august
  • warm season grasses these grasses are much slower starting in the spring
  • they do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer
  • they flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter
  • most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions=
  • zone 5
  • height 30-40cm 
  • spread 50-60cm 
  • colour yellow
  • hakonechloa macra 'all gold' dislike full sun
  • best planted in a cool, moist, well-drained soil
  • prune in late winter or early spring to make room for new growth
  • partial sun/shade
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance
  • rock garden
  • ground cover
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)