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This plant, when introduced into the US in the mid-nineties, created a sensation. For example, the University. of Arkansas published a paper on it saying, that it had created much excitement amongst gardeners, especially..since it is... uniquely beautiful, long-lived and well behaved. Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra Aureola) is just such a plant.
This beauty grows naturally on mountainside cliffs on Japans main island, and in American gardens, reaches only 8 or 12 inches. It spreads very slowly, by underground roots, as clumps enlarge.
Japanese Forest Grass
4, 5, 6, 7
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Estimated Mature Spread
Foliage plant all season
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.
As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat. The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.
Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge.
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Comments about American Meadows Japanese Forest Grass Aureola:
Received the product and it was only 3-4 inches tall. Since putting it in the ground it has not yet grown. Maybe in 5 years I can let you know how it will look, but doubt it will make it through winter.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We sincerely apologize that our Japanese Forest Grass Aureola did not meet your expectations. There are many variables in gardening but we are committed to your success and stand behind all our products with our 100% guarantee. Please contact us so that we may assist you with a solution. Happy Gardening!