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Acorus gramineus

Dwarf sedge

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.08m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitWater plant
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourRich green

Description

Acorus gramineus (Dwarf sedge). This plant has curved, rigid glossy green leaves and flower spikes which are about 3cms long.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Rhizome, Fragrant

Origin

East Asia

Interest and use

Tolerates coastal conditions

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterWet to moist

Cultivation

This plant will only flower if part of it is fully submerged, even though it can tolerate moist soil.

Propagation

Divide the rhizomes at the start of the growing season in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free

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