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Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Also called Gold Hakone Grass


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More About Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

  • 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
  • Grass Type: Warm Season

Interesting Notes:

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:

30-40 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Golden Japanese Forest Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

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.


Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Golden
Yellow

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Bowles Golden Sedge