Golden Variegated Sweet Flag

Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

SKU
0142
Excellent for brightening the edges of ponds or water gardens. Richly colored, golden yellow, grass-like leaves provide colorful accents, even in lightly shaded areas. Slowly naturalizes by spreading roots. Crushed foliage emits a delightful scent. Semi-evergreen.
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5 - 11

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-KO-rus grah-MIN-ee-us
LoreThe 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 MaturityModerate growing to 10 in. tall, 4 to 6 in. wide; slowly spreads wider.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasPair 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. .
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth Habit14
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Key FeatureDramatic 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 11

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!