Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ (Hakone Grass)
Japanese Forest Grass, Golden Japanese Forest Grass
This grass only gets about 1-2 feet high. It will bloom from July to August with fine yellow-green bloom. It forms a clump and will spread by the rhizomes, but is not invasive. It has golden stripes on arching green leaves.It was the 2009 Perennial Plant of the year.
Full sun, part shade
Information and photos courtesy of Monrovia Growers