Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'
Also called Grassy-Leaved Sweet Flag
More About Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'
- AKA Acorus gramineus 'Pusillus'
- Flowers are green and insignificant
- Dwarf golden cultivar of sweet flag
- Evergreen to semi-evergreen foliage
- Grown for its dwarf clump forming habit
- Foliage and rhizomes emit a citrus scent when crushed or bruised
- Bloom Time: May to June
Acorus is not a true grass, and will produce tiny red berries.
Dwarf Golden Sweet Flag Growing and Maintenance Tips
Foliage is evergreen in mild winters, but should be cut back in early spring to allow the new, fresh growth to appear. Suitable for bog gardens, however, it will not tolerate deep standing water. This cultivar is a slow spreader.
Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
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