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Hakone Grass

Hakonechloa macra
‘Aureola’

Golden, bamboo-like foliage on plants that have a weeping habit. Forms a 12–18 inch tall mound and prefers light to moderate shade and moist, high organic soils. Excellent for shaded sites. Spreads at a slow rate. Space 10–18 inches apart. Perennial. Hardy in Zone 5.

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