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Acorus gramineus ‘Hakuro-nishiki’

Rock Sweet Flag

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.08m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.15m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourGreen,pale yellow

Description

Acorus gramineus ‘Hakuro-nishiki’ (Rock Sweet Flag). Dwarf grass with strap-like leaves in shades of gold and green.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Rhizome, Grass

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for year-round foliage interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°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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