The best ornamental grass for shady landscape spaces! Aureaola Hakone Grass, also known as Japanese Forest Grass, boasts mounds of gorgeous, variegated foliage that changes color depending on its environment. This amazing perennial grass shows more yellow in partly shaded areas, and more green tones when planted in full shade. The cooler days of autumn brings shades of gold, pink and red to the landscape. Aureola Hakone has an excellent cascading form and is non-invasive. Like other ornamental grasses, it makes a great accent planting along walkways, near an entry or as a focal point display. Essential to year-round displays as it retains its texture and interest even after the growing season.
Hardiness Zones 5-9
Mature Height 12 - 24 inches
Bloom Time August - September (Late summer to early fall)
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mounds of arching linear variegated leaves in green and bright yellow.
Mature Spread :
24 - 36 inches
24 - 36 inches
Planting Instructions :
Plant the top of rootball at soil level and 24-36" apart.
Soil Moisture :
Average. Plants like fertile soil
Will Tolerate :
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Pruning Instructions :
Cut to base in late winter or early spring.
Winter Care :
Mulch +/- 2"
Planting Depth :
Top of rootbal at soil level.
Watering Requirements :
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year
Special Care :
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
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Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August.
General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
schedule.Large orders may be shipped in more than one
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provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
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