Golden Variegated Sweet Flag
Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Your plant(s) will begin shipping to Kansas on March 12th, 2021. As all of our plants are actively growing, we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- Grass Pad, Inc. - Bucyrus
8160 West 199th St. Bucyrus KS 66013
- Doctor's Lawn & Landscape
7425 W. 161st St. Stilwell KS 66085
- Frey & Frey Mission Gardens Nursery
13500 Antioch Road Overland Park KS 66221
- Suburban Lawn & Garden Inc - Kansas City
4 W. 135th (135th & Wornall) Kansas City MO 64145
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-KO-rus grah-MIN-ee-us|
|Lore||The name 'Acorus' is derived from the Greek word 'Acoron' meaning pupil. The terms was used by ancient Greek Physician Pedanius Dioscorides who began its use as an herbal remedy for inflammation of the eye. Acorus gramineus is native to Japan and Eastern Asia.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 10 in. tall, 4 to 6 in. wide; slowly spreads wider.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Pair with other water loving perennials and shrubs along ponds, streams and wet woodland areas. Will brighten a shady area of your garden or add texture and color to borders and edges. Golden yellow color will dress up a container planting as long as the soil is kept moist. .|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Color and Texture|
Thrives in average soils with consistent moisture, even boggy conditions and standing water. Shelter from harsh sun exposure in hot summer regions. Water regularly to maintain moisture levels; will not tolerate dry soils. For a neat appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 11