Serene garden - love the Japanese forest grasses
Serene garden - love the Japanese forest grasses by Back 2 Wonderland on Indulgy.com
stone & tsukubai
Portland, Or has one of the great Japanese gardens in the US. It was designed by Takuma Tono beginning in 1963, and opened in 1967. It's all quite beautiful, even in (too) early spring.
A shade garden in Toronto
Why I love Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra "Aureola") It's been a topsy-turvy kind of summer so far in Toronto. We're experiencing cooler temperatures now, mercifully, after being blasted with humidex readings of over 40 over most of a week. Not very comfortable working conditions! So when you're able to work in the shade during a heatwave and the scene looks like this below, it's really not too bad. I first posted about this shade garden in a post titled "Green is a colour too, in…
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The stars of this scene are undoubtedly the Japanese maples. From the burnt orange Iijima Sunago (Acer palmatum 'Iijima Sunago') to the golden yellow Hogyoku (Acer palmatum 'Hogyoku') and the Pacific Northwest native vine maple (Acer circinatum) closest to the house.
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The beautiful plant, at right of stone, is Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' - or Japanese forest grass. A great plant for damp and shady or part shade locations. Good up to zone 5, so I must try.