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Products > Plants - Browse By Plant Category > Grass-like > Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'
 
Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' - Sweet Flag

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Grass-like
Family: Acoraceae (~ Araceae)
Origin: Europe, Northern (Europe)
Evergreen: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Insignificant
Bloomtime: Not Significant
Height: <1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: <15 F
Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' (Sweet Flag) - Grass-like perennial with thin iris-like foliage that has a thin cream variegation. Grows to 6-12 inches tall and spreads by rhizomes. Useful massed or as an accent; use to light up a dark area of the pond. Plant in full sun to light shade is soil that is moist or regularly irrigated. In a pond the water depth should be about 2-4 inches. Hardy to USDA Zone 5 (-10F). We grew this plant from 1984 until 2005.  This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We will also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information about this plant, in particular if this information is contrary to what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'.
 
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