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Hardy Ornamental Grasses

Hakonechloa macra 'Sunny Delight'

Japanese Forest Grass
'Sunny Delight' Hakone Grass is a beautiful addition to the shady or partially shaded border, with it's arching fountains of green blades streaked with gold (the reverse of the cultivar 'Aureola', which has a gold base with green streaks). It will grow to be about 14-15" tall and 22-24" wide with time. Easy care and deer resistant, although be on the watch for bunnies eating its young shoots in early spring. Qt. pots.
Genus Hakonechloa
Common Name Japanese Forest Grass
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Shade
Seasonal Interest Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Fall
Use Naturalizing, Container, Massing
Special Attributes Deer Resistant, Cold Hardy, Easy Care, Foliage Interest, Variegated
Color Gold Variegated