Plant Type: Grasses
Excellent for brightening the edges of ponds or water gardens. Rich golden yellow blades provide colorful accents, even in lightly shaded areas. Slowly naturalizes by spreading roots. Crushed foliage emits a delightful scent. Evergreen.
Acorus is a neutral grass. Evergreen or neutral grasses are usually plants that look like grasses but aren’t actually classified as grasses, they are generally called grass-like plants.
Divide evergreen or neutral grasses and grass-like plants in spring only.
Evergreen grasses don’t ever go dormant. Dividing plants wounds them to some degree. For evergreen grasses this wounding will really affect their ability to live through the winter.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
A very adaptable grass-like plant; does well in shade or sun with adequate water. Can also be grown in water features as a margin or bog plant.
Flower ColorWhite or na
Foliage ColorRich golden in sun or yellow-green in shade
Plant Spread1 ft.
Prefers moist or boggy soils. ,
Plant Height10 in.
Soil MoisturePrefers moist soils
Characteristics & Attributes
Plant beside creeks or ponds., Bog plant, Pots, Edging a path, Ground cover