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'All Gold' Japanese Hakone Grass Hakonechloa macra

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Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
14" 24"
Height
9 - 14"
Spread
18 - 24"

This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
This will be hardy in your zone!

Current Location:

Austin, TX, 78737

My Current Zone

8
  • Details

    Features

    A vigorously growing, all gold version of the Hakone grass. A cascading habit makes it perfect for the landscape or container. Spreads slowly through rhizomes.

    Foliage Interest
    Fall Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    9 - 14 Inches
    Spacing: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Tan
    Flower Shade: 
    Reddish brown
    Foliage Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Shade: 
    Bright gold
    Habit: 
    Mounding Trailing
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Grow in rich, loamy soil. Does not tolerate clay soils, very dry soils, or poorly drained soils. In zones 5-6, mulch with fall leaves. In spring, remove leaves and cut back foliage.

    'All Gold' Hakonechloa macra
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