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botanical name:
Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki'
Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Acorus gramineus 'Hakura Nishiki'
family:  Acoraceae
characteristics: grass, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.10m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour:
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Dwarf evergreen making a neat cushion composed of fans of tiny golden-green leaves, the foliage in neat sprays.

cultivation:
Needs moist soil in sun or light shade.

propagation:
By division.

usage:
As well as being useful to give a splash of brightness to a damp border or the edge of a pond, it can also be an effective container plant as long as the soil is kept. It has even been used as a house plant.

other notes:
Not a true grass or sedge but a grass-like perennial ( member of the Araceae family), however it is normally listed as a grass by most nurseries. Contains the oil calamus which gives a sweet fragrance to all parts of the plant.

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