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Acorus gramineus ‘Pusillus’

Miniature Japanese sweet flag

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.1m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitClump or Grass-like
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Acorus gramineus ‘Pusillus’ (Miniature Japanese sweet flag). This is a small, evergreen grass-like perennial which is not known to flower.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Grass-like or Aquatic

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

This plant can be used in terrariums, as a Bonsai plant, in containers, as an edging plant and in fish tanks.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • 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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