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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

Gold Variegated Japanese Forest Grass
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Ornamental Grasses & Bamboo
Height: Minimum 16 inches, Maximum 24 inches
Width: Maximum 24 inches
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A truly elegant grass with arching, golden blades that are striped with green. Unlike most other grasses, it's at its best in partial shade, where it forms a compact, flowing mound that provides the perfect contrast in texture and color for hostas and ferns. In cool weather, the gold may be suffused with pink and red tints. AGM winner. GPP award. PPA Perennial Plant of the Year 2009.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

The first Forest Grass that many of us fell in love with and still a garden companion I wouldn't be without. Gentle mounds 16" tall x 24" wide. Great fall color too.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

Arching gold leaves w/ green stripes.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

The 1-2' long blades of 'Aureola' are colored with golden stripes. The gracefully arching leaves are further accented in early fall with a reddish tinge and delicate inflorescences. Slow spreading and noninvasive, it will do best in partially shaded, moist and rich areas.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

The bright yellow leaf blades on the gracefully arching stems of this 18"tall grass are decorated with slender green longitudinal stripes; a bright groundcover or accent. PSh/Med

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8 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Priority Hochstein Nursery LLC Cornelius, OR Email now 503-357-5651 Container: 3
Blue Mountain Nursery LLC Damascus, OR Email now 503-658-1991 Container: 1
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  • Briggs Nursery Porter, WA Email now 800-444-1515 Container: 4 Liner: 4
    Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 3
    Macleay Hills Nursery Salem, OR Email now 503-871-8027 Container: 2
    National Nursery Products Kirkland, WA Email now 425-822-1006 Liner: X
    Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Container: X
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  • Sidhu & Sons Nursery Ltd. Mission, BC Email now 604-826-3537 Container: X Liner: X