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Hakonechloa macra


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Autumn colour



Skill level


Hakonechloa macra

Plant details

One of the most eye-catching small grasses, forming elegant arching clumps of foliage throughout the season. Hakonechloa macra looks stunning when combined with hostas and other ornamental grasses liking similar conditions. It works equally well on its own, shown off in a striking container.

Family: Poaceae

Genus: Hakonechloa

Species: macra

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Brown

Foliage colour: Golden

Feature: Autumn colour

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 40cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to divide plants: March to March

Flowering period: June to July

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