Golden Variegated Japanese Forest Grass - Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

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2009 Perennial Plant of the Year. Lovely clump forming grass. Leaves brilliantly variegated green, gold and white, splashed with red in autumn. A slow grower, lovely beside Hostas as an edging plant. Adds a unique colour accent to shady borders.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Yellow
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Wet Areas
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Ground Cover
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
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Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Cut back plants in spring, after enjoying the plumes through the winter, to promote vigorous growth. Divide every few years to maintain vigor. 

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