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Acorus gramineus Oborozuki

Grassy-leaved Sweet Flag

A bog plant with beautiful grass-like gold and green foliage. It is suitable as a ground cover or for edging along pathways.

  • »  Variegated green and golden-yellow grass-like foliage
  • »  Insignificant green flowers
  • »  Evergreen to semi-evergreen foliage
  • »  Grown for its dwarf clump-forming habit
  • »  Foliage and rhizomes emit a citrus scent when crushed or bruised
  • »  Bloom Time: Late spring

1gal
$22.75
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  • Category:Grasses
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:25-30 cm
  • Spread:10-15 cm
  • Bloom Color: Lime-green
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
Growth Rate
Slow
Attributes
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Flowering Time
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Habit
Clumping
Dwarf
Vase-shape
Foliage Color
Golden
Green
Variegated
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'

Acorus is not a true grass, and will produce tiny red berries.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'

Foliage is evergreen in mild winters, but should be cut back in early spring to allow the new fresh growth to appear. Suitable for bog gardens, however, it will not tolerate deep standing water. This is a slow-growing cultivar.

Recommmended Substitutions for Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'