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Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'
Common Name: Grassy-leaved Sweet Flag Family: Acoraceae (The Sweet Flag Family)

This sweet flag from Japan has tilted fans of linear, gold foliage that slowly spreads to form finely-textured mats. Tiny, insignificant, yellow-green flowers bloom on lateral, sedge-like spikes. Flowers give way to very tiny, reddish, fleshy berries. Best grown in evenly moist soil or as a marginal plant in ponds.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Stream banks and marshes.

ClassSemi-evergreen Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypeGrass Secondary Bloom ColourGreen
Height8-12" Bloom Time
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourGold
Soil MoistureMoist Wet Stem Colour
Hardiness3-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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