Photo Courtesy of Briggs Nursery

Hakonechloa macra Albo Striata (Variegated Japanese Forest Grass )

Dense clumps of arching stems, with green and creamy white variegated leaves in cascading layers resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Shade tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture