Variegated Sweet Flag
Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'
|Description||Striking upright clumps of yellow-striped, grass-like foliage provide wonderful color and texture for lightly shaded gardens. An excellent groundcover or hardy bog plant for open woods, at water's edge, and in ponds or water gardens in up to four inches of water. Semi-evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Quickly forms foliage clumps 6 to 12 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Sweetspire (Itea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Iris (Iris); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)|
|Care||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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9
Good to grow!
Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you choose as soon as they meet our quality standards and the garden center schedules a shipment. This can be as little as 21 days, but may take longer depending on the plant growth and your garden center's scheduled shipments.
This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
Mardel & Adams, Ltd Dba: Bay Area Design & Landscape
Seabrook, Texas 77586
Maas Nursery, Inc. 5511 Todville Road
Seabrook, Texas 77586
Lowe's 5400 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, Texas 77505-3806
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.