These graceful members of the Poaceae family are named after Hakone, a region of Japan where they can be found growing wild in shady areas with humus-rich soil.
A vibrant foliar infusion of orange-red hues, induced by cool autumn weather, makes this compelling new cultivar unique. Reminiscent of bamboo, artful weeping blades remain deep green throughout the growing season, shaping a soft-looking low ground cover, which exhibits more sun and drought tolerance than its golden or variegated cousins plus promises not to overtake its neighbors. ‘Nicolas’ brings bold color to the season’s last curtain call and can be celebrated as a container subject, planted en masse in a naturalistic or modern venue or for a favored Japanese tradition, it can be paired with bonsai. (pp#19,898)
Size: 10" – 14" high x 18" wide.
Hardy to zone 5.
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