Golden dwarf sweet flag

Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Photo/Illustration: 
Michelle Gervais
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Golden dwarf sweet flag (Acorus gramineus 'Ogon')
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Synonyms:  Acorus gramineus 'Wogon'
Genus:  Acorus
This dwarf cultivar of grassy-leaved sweet flag (to 10 inches tall and 6 inches wide) has linear fans of semi-evergreen, glossy, pale green and cream-striped leaves that have an overall golden effect. This is an aquatic perennial with showy foliage for shallow water margins.
Care:  Provide very moist to wet soil in full sun.
Propagation:  Divide rhizomes in early spring.
Problems:  Root rots, rusts, and fungal leaf spots.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium to Wet
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Foliage
Foliage Color
Variegated Foliage
Uses
Waterside
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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