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Acorus gramineus Variegata

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Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acorus gramineus Variegata Variegated Grass Leaf Sweet Flag, Variegated Dwarf Sedge, Variegated Japanese Sweet Flag,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Water Plants Clumping, Dense, Spreading, Tufting

Description:
Hardy grass-like perennial with attractive green and creamy-white variegated fine weeping foliage. Use as a border plant with its fine, foliage gently weeping. A good contrast plant for texture and colour. Can be used as a tub plant or in aquatic gardens. Grows approx. 30cm tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Fire Retardant, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Rain Gardens, Rockery, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Wetlands, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun position in a very moist to wet soil. Clumps can be divided in during Spring. Frost and shade tolerant.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Acoraceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Cream, Green, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: High
Wind: High
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