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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

Zone:

5

Height:

5-10 cm

Spread:

30-50 cm

Colour:

Lime-green
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Dwarf
Clumping

Foliage Color

Golden

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'

Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'

Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'

Grassy-leaved Sweet Flag

Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Golden Variegated Sweet Flag