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Hakonechloa macra 'Fubuki™' (Briform)

Also called Hakone Grass


More About Hakonechloa macra Fubuki™ ('Briform')

  • Low mound with cascading habit
  • Variegated green and white striped leaves
  • Foliage develops pink tones in the autumn
  • Yellow-green seed heads persist through winter
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall
  • 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:

20-30 cm

Spread:

40-45 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Fubuki™ Japanese Forest Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

This Hakonechloa cultivar dislikes full sun. Best in a cool, moist, well-drained soil. Prune in late winter or early spring to make room for new growth.


Hakonechloa macra Fubuki™ ('Briform') Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Hakonechloa macra 'Fubuki™' (Briform)

Hakonechloa macra 'Albostriata'

Hakonechloa macra 'Albostriata'

Japanese Forest Grass

Dactylis glomerata 'Variegata'

Dactylis glomerata 'Variegata'

Variegated Orchard Grass

Carex albula

Carex albula

Frosty Curl Sedge