Hakonechloa macra (Japanese Forest Grass)

Height: 12 inches
Spread: 24-30 inches
Light: Part sun
Soil: Well-drained soil
Description: Medium-green leaves emerge in early spring. Leaves are narrow and arch out gracefully. Perennial. Not evergreen. Inconspicuous flowers. Primarily grown for its foliage and graceful habit. Lovely used near water features or in mass. In Atlanta gardens, Hakonechloa definitely appreciates some afternoon shade and amended, well-drained soil. This form has solid green leaves. Not be as showy as the variegated forms, but a much better grower! Deer resistant.

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