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Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'

White-Striped Dwarf Sweet Flag
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Ornamental Grasses & Bamboo
Height: Minimum 6 feet , Maximum 1 feet
Width: Minimum 6 feet , Maximum 1 feet
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Grassy leaves with golden-yellow and cream variegation form clumps to 1 ft tall and wide. Flowers are sedge-like, tiny and green. Prefers sun to part shade in moist soils. Even tolerates boggy conditions or standing water to 3" deep - but shouldn't dry out. Evergreen in USDA zone 8 and root hardy to zone 5.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Does very well as a marginal or submerged water plant. It's dark green, narrow, stiff, leaves are dressed with creamy variegation. Grows best in light shade. Very nice planted in masses along pond edges or stream sides.


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Dark-green grassy leaves, attractive all year., are freely striped with cream; of tufted habit (8-12") for indoor or outdoor use. PSh/Med-Wet


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Tolerates 2" of water. Pinelike fragrance.


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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Chehalem Mountain Nursery Inc. Hillsboro, OR Email now 503-628-3765 Container: X
Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Container: X
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