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Botanical name: Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
Other names: Golden hakonechloa
Variety or cultivar: 'Aureola' _ 'Aureola' is a compact, clump-forming deciduous grass with narrow, arching, lance-shaped leaves striped green and yellow, flushed red in autumn and early winter.
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' is: Deciduous
Flower: Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Cream, Yellow, Bright-green in All seasons
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: Cut back dead leaves in winter or early spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Golden hakonechloa) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Foliage only
Cultivation: Plant in most moist, humus-rich, well-drained fertile soils in sun or partial shade.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
Discuss Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Golden hakonechloa) with other Shoot members.
Planted several of these in July last year and they must like the conditions because they've grown much taller than expected. i didn't cut them back in winter - I just trimmed back the dead leaves when the new growth came throu in early spring. Will these be smaller if I cut back completely in late autumn?
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