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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

Acorus gramineus ‘Variegatus’ - Growing Guide

Growing Acorus gramineus ‘Variegatus’

Variegated Japanese rush

These are semi-evergreen perennials with fans of two ranked linear green leaves striped cream and yellow. The plant grows to around 10in tall with a 6in spread. 

A. gramineus is a genuinely aquatic plant which grows best on the shallow edges of a pool or pond or in a bog garden or marshy areas which flood regularly. It needs, at worst, moist soil which does not dry out but is happier with its roots in water.

The flowers appear in midsummer and are insignificant reassembling small horns on the tips of the flower stem.

The rhizomes are easily divided at the start of the growing season and then best grown on in pots before planting out when established.
 

Acorus gramineusclick for larger image
Acorus gramineus
Acorus gramineus click for larger image
Acorus gramineus
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Acorus gramineus
Acorus gramineus click for larger image
Acorus gramineus

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