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Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'

MINIATURE GOLDEN JAPANESE SWEET FLAG

Buy Miniature Golden Japanese Sweet Flag online. 'Minimus Aureus', better known as Miniature Golden Japanese Sweet Flag is an excellent dwarf groundcover that gives any full sun area a splash of color. This low maintenance ornamental grass is sweetly fragrant, and is extremely tolerant of wet soils like other cultivars of Acorus.
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Height:

4-5 Inches

Spread:

8-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Slow
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Winter
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Rain Garden
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

An evergreen grass if planted in a protected area.