ACORUS gramineus 'Variegatus'

Commonly known as Variegated Japanese rush

An excellent foliage plant for the margins of pools or for a bog garden. Bright green leaves vertically striped white and cream
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Fans of 2-ranked, linear, glossy leaves 8-30cm (3-12in) long
  • Height
    25cm (10in)
  • Spread
    15cm (6in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Aquatic perennial. Produces insignificant flowers 5-7cm (2-3in) long resembling small horns.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Leaves die off in autumn leaving a basal tuft which develops in the following year.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Eastern Asia
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Bog garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Wet or boggy soil
    Thrives in shallow water to 10cm (4in) deep. Plant in aquatic basket.
25cm (10in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  15cm (6in)
 

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