(Gramineae/Poaceae) Genus of one species of deciduous, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial grass occurring in wooded and often mountainous areas of Japan. Nodding panicles of 3-5 flowered spikelets.
Golden variegated Hakone grass. Young shoots brilliant yellow in April, yellow and green leaves, suffused pink autumn and spring when cooler, continuing to be good colour till autumn when it flowers. Cut back in New Year. Divide in spring or summer. Hardy. Eventual Ht 30cm/1'. Sold in 9cm pots