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Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Also called Japanese Rush


 Suitable Substitutions for Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'

Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki'

Grassy-leaved Sweet Flag

Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'

Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'

Dwarf Golden Sweet Flag

 

More About Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

  • Variegated, green and golden-yellow, grass-like foliage
  • Striking in a water feature or garden
  • Insignificant, green flowers
  • Evergreen to semi-evergreen foliage
  • Grown for its dwarf, clump forming habit
  • Foliage and rhizomes emit a sweet citrus scent when crushed or bruised
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

5

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

10-15 cm

Colour:

Lime-green
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Golden Variegated 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 dwarf cultivar is a slow grower.


Acorus gramineus 'Ogon' 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

Dwarf
Weeping
Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
Golden
Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging