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  • hakonechloa
  • Eventual height: 0.45m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

Hakonechloa macra Sunflare ('HABsf1007') (PBR)


Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
  • Position: prefers a cool, moist environment in sun or part shade
  • Soil: moist, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: slow, non-invasive
  • Flowering period: August - September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Emerging each spring a fresh chartreuse-yellow, the foliage soon develops contrasting deep crimson tips, so the overall effect is quite striking, and as the season progresses, the colours become richer. In smaller gardens, Hakonechloa Sunflare is a great grass for a pot, but if there is room, try planting it in generous drifts - or use it to line the edges of a path for a jaw-dropping display.

  • Garden care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost into the planting hold. Leave flower heads to dry out through the winter, adding valuable texture to plantings. Apply a light mulch (3cm) of well-rotted garden compost after cutting back old foliage and before new growth emerges in spring.
Hakonechloa Sunflare