japanese-inspired-garden-irvington-new-york-autumn. Directly behind the basin is a compact Japanese maple tree, and behind the water source is a Japanese andromeda with an autumn fern in front. The pale green grass at far right is golden Japanese forest grass, Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola.’
Golden Japanese Forest Grass - A graceful, colorful groundcover for shady areas. Slender stems hold bright yellow foliage with thin green stripes having the effect of a tiny bamboo. Great in containers. 2009 Perennial Plant of the Year. Deciduous.
Golden Japanese Forest Grass - Japanese forestgrass (Hakonechloa macra) is a wonderful grass for plants that grow in shade. It offers a lovely waterfall-like habit and variegated varieties have bight gold, yellow, or white in the foliage. In fall, the leaves of these shade plants usually pick up beautiful reddish tones. It grows best in Zones 5-9 and grows a foot tall.
Golden Japanese Forest Grass -- Golden Japanese Forest Grass Foliage emerges in spring, with slender stems holding bright yellow leaves with thin green stripes. Useful as a groundcover or in a pot. Partial sun.