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James H. Schutte
ACORUS gramineus 'Ogon'
Grassleaf Sweet Flag, Ogon Sweet Flag
Ogon sweet flag is a perennial native to Japan. It is grown for its neat clumping habit and grass-like foliage, which is aromatic when crushed. Unlike the wild-type sweet flag, the cultivar Ogon sweet flag has attractive variegated leaves of pale green streaked with cream. This perennial is easy to grow if provided with rich evenly moist soil and full to partial sun. Plant in boggy gardens or in fertile beds and borders. These plants will not tolerate deep standing water.
12 - 2
5 - 9
3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
6"-12" / 15.2cm - 30.5cm (10)
Late Spring, Early Summer
Eastern Asia, Japan
Clay, Loam, Sand
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
White, Light Green, Ivory
Bog Garden, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Water Gardens
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