I've given many presentations on Ornamental Grasses over the years and always include Japanese forest grass, also called Hakone grass. ...
Annabelle hydrangea and Hakone Japanese Forest Grass in a Toronto shade garden by garden muses, a Toronto gardening blog.
Aureola Japanese Forest Grass Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' ‘Aureola’ is a golden-striped form of Hakone grass. It is a rhizomatous, deciduous perennial grass that typically grows in dense spreading clu
Fasia Japonica (large plant) http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1714/ and Japanese Forest grass,(Hakone Grass). http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54890/#b
Japanese Hakone Grass, planted under a tree, lovely!
Mixing patterns in a garden can be beautiful. Here the striped pattern of the Japanese Hakone Grass contrasts beautifully with the dainty flowers of Lady's Mantel and a rounded leaf shape of Siebold Sedum.
Hakonechloa macra All Gold, asarum, gold heuchera, Japanese painted fern, hosta
Golden Hakone Grass Photo: Monrovia Growers Hakonechloa macra 'aureola'
Annabelle hydrangea Hakone Japanese Forest Grass in a Toronto shade garden by garden muses-a Toronto gardening blog
'Sun Power' hosta with dwarf fleeceflower (Persicaria affine), Japanese maple (Acer palmatum), 'Gerald Darby' iris (Iris x robusta), blueleaf rose (Rosa glauca), 'Royal Purple' smokebush (Cotinus coggygria), 'Isla Gold' tansy (Tanacetum vulgare), and 'Beni-kaze' Hakone grass (Hakonechloa macra) at Hayefield