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Hakonechloa macra - 'Aureola'

Hakonechloa macra - 'Aureola'
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Type Grass, Evergreen, Ground cover
Form Spreading arching, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Golden Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Hakonechloa macra:

  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Hakonechloa macra

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Hakonechloa macra:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Ornamental grass for summer long foliage interest
  • Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting
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