Acorus g. Minimus Aureus Description
This delightful deer proof, Yellow Sweet Flag grass is truly a charmer, with tufts of arching semi-evergreen leaves adding a bright spots of color to your garden. Delightful between shaded stepping stones or small spaces. Grows best in shade but will take more sun in a moisture retentive setting. Adding color to enhance Heucheras in the landscape or container gardening. Fast spreading evergreen groundcover - that will give a lift to any shade garden. Not bothered by insects or diseases.
Special Features: Cold Hardy, Deer Resistant, Disease Resistant, Fast Growing, Foliage Interest, Moisture Tolerant, Pest Resistant,
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- Botanical Name:
Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'
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- Height x Width:
6" X 6"
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- Bloom Season:
, Container Gardening, Edging, Ground Cover, Rock Garden, Small Spaces, Under Planting
- Cannot Ship to:
AK, CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #:None
Ideas and How-to's
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Soil: Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil. Prefers moist, rich soils.
Light: Part shade to shade
Water: Medium to wet -- roots can take constant moisture.
Spacing: 6 inches
Fertilizing: Acorus may not require annual fertilization if the soil is rich. Spring is the best time to fertilize the plants if necessary. Apply a light application of balanced timed release fertilizer, and rinse the leaves thoroughly after applying to prevent leaf burn.
Winterizing: No special requirements
Maintenance & Pruning: Will tolerate an occasional mowing or clipping.Can be divided in spring.
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