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Golden dwarf sweet flag

Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

ah-KOR-us gram-IN-ee-us

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.

CareProvide very moist to wet soil in full sun.

PropagationDivide rhizomes in early spring.

ProblemsRoot rots, rusts, and fungal leaf spots.

  • Genus : Acorus
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium to Wet
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
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  1. oraclehead 09/16/2016

    Can this acorus gramineus be propagated by root separation only?

    http://fivedollarfarm.com/acorus-gramineus-ogon/

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