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Acorus gramineus 'Pusillus'

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acorus (AK-or-us) (Info)
Species: gramineus (gram-IN-ee-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Pusillus

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Aromatic

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive wooffi On Jul 18, 2005, wooffi from Arlington, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

Clump forming variegated perennial grass,6-12 inch, for the waters edge and with plentiful irrigation anywhere else in the garden.
In a moist location it will continue to spread.

Also very attractive as a container plant,

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Arlington, Tennessee



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