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Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Golden Variegated Dwarf Sweet Flag
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Ornamental Grasses & Bamboo
Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 12 feet
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Great Plant Picks - The striking chartreuse striped grass-like foliage of sweetflag makes it easy to use in the garden. It is versatile and can be used as an accent in the mixed border, as a container plant, or at the water’s edge. The soft evergreen foliage gracefully arches to make low layered attractive mounds.

This adaptable and easy to grow groundcover succeeds well in open shade to full sun, although the golden leaf color is more intense with more light. ‘Ogon’ will grow in a wide variety of soil conditions from wet clay to rich well-drained garden soil. It prefers regular watering during dry weather and grows lush when grown in a moist location. Prune the evergreen foliage to the ground in late winter to tidy the plant if necessary.


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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

A good water plant with slender, grass-like, chartreuse and cream variegated foliage of tufted habit. Sun-PSh/Med-Wet


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

This bold, semi-evergreen perennial has rich golden yellow foliage and grows to about 10" tall.


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

Golden foliage. Tolerates 1" of water.


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6 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Advanced Ornamentals Inc. St. Paul, OR Email now 503-633-2833 Container: X
Chehalem Mountain Nursery Inc. Hillsboro, OR Email now 503-628-3765 Container: X
Forest Nursery Inc. Cornelius, OR Email now 503-648-8308 Container: 2
Macleay Hills Nursery Salem, OR Email now 503-871-8027 Container: X
Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 2
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  • Ten Oaks Nursery Molalla, OR Email now 971-270-7438 Container: X