Hakon Grass

Hakonechloa Beni Kaze
Latin Name: Hakonechloa Beni Kaze
Moisture/Zone: Keep moist
Flower Colour: Brown
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green, gold and red
Position: Half to dappled shade

The graceful, arching stems of the lovely Hakon Grass form loose cascading mounds, a wonderful feature plant for any garden, whether planted in an eye-catching clump, in a spectacular sweep along a large lawn edge or featured in an ornamental patio container.  Thin green foliage developes red tips in late summer, changing to full colour in deep red, burnt orange and deep gold. Does well planted in open shade, one of the few grasses that will thrive in a shaded situstion. An excellent grass that is suited well to the British climate, but is not invasive. Height to 45 cm. Keep moist. Old foliage can be trimmed back in late winter.