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Gerald L. Klingaman
ACORUS gramineus 'Variegatus'
Grassleaf Sweet Flag, Variegated Sweet Flag
Variegated sweet flag Ogon sweet flag is a semi-evergreen perennial that originates from Japan. It is grown for its neat clumping habit and grass-like foliage, which is aromatic when crushed. The cultivar ‘Variegatus’ has attractive variegated leaves of green streaked with ivory. 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 - 8
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)
6"-12" / 15.2cm - 30.5cm (12)
Late Spring, Early Summer
Eastern Asia, Japan
Clay, Loam, Sand
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
White, Green, Ivory
Bog Garden, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Water Gardens
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