Hakonechloa macraHakonechloa macra

Hakonechloa macra


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Surprisingly, this form of (haw-koh-nay-clo-ah) is harder to find than the variegated forms! THE grass for shady locations, this Japanese gem is outstanding between Hosta. They lend peace and grace to streambeds or along pathways in the shade garden. We grow it in the Pacific Northwest in full sun as well. Nice in containers too.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 18″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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SKU: HAKM Categories: ,
Common Name Japanese Forest Grass
Family Poaceae
Genus Hakonechloa
species macra
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 18" / 14"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time --
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color --
Leaf Color Green
Soil Well drained, with organic component and retaining moisture.
pH 5.5 - 6.0
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 50 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Summer
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? --
Landscape Value Graceful arching foliage is useful in borders, mixed beds or spilling down slopes.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks in spring
Comments --
Grower Notes Established plants can handle average irrigation, and dry out longer between waterings.
Hakonechloa macra - Product Profile
Hakonechloa macra - Growing Recipe

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