Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Golden Variegated Sweetflag

Evergreen Grass / Grass-Like, Groundcover

The finely textured, golden, evergreen foliage of Acorus gramineus 'Ogon' is like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. A great choice for boggy wet conditions.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 6 - 12 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Strappy
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Container, Groundcover, Lawn Alternative, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Wet Soil Tolerant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: front of border, ground hugger, continuity creator
Plant Behavior: Clumping, Well Behaved / Companionable
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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