When most people think of Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9), they automatically think of the most popular and most commonly available cultivar ‘Aureola’. But there are new cultivars that are just as exciting! Take, for instance, ‘Beni Kaze’, a golden variety with flushes of burgundy. Freeland and Sabrina Tanner planted a sweep of it in a shady bed along their driveway in Napa, California, and it’s a stunner.
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