Go Back Golden Variegated Sweet Flag

Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

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 Color

White or na

Foliage Color

Rich golden in sun or yellow-green in shade

Plant Spread

1 ft.

Good Companions

Prefers moist or boggy soils. ,

Plant Height

10 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4

Soil Moisture

Prefers moist soils

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Plant beside creeks or ponds., Bog plant, Pots, Edging a path, Ground cover

Bloom Time

Summer/Fall

Critter Resistance

deer, rabbits

Exposure

Full sun or shade

Growth Rate

Fast

Seasonal Interests

Spring/summer/fall