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Acorus gramineus ‘Variegatus’

Acorus

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.1m to 0.25m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitWater plant
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourVariegated green cream

Description

Acorus gramineus ‘Variegatus’ (Acorus). This is a semi-evergreen, aquatic perennial, marginal water plant. It has sword-like, tangerine scented, mid-green leaves, 8-35cm long, which are cream and yellow striped, and which are flushed rose-pink in spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Rhizome, Aquatic

Origin

China Japan

Interest and use

Bog plant, foliage interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterWet to moist

Cultivation

Needs to be planted in full sun, well drained soil and is frost hardy.

Propagation

Divide clumps in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free

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