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Botanical name: Acorus gramineus 'Licorice'
Other names: Japanese rush 'Licorice', Japanese sweet flag 'Licorice', Dwarf sweet flag 'Licorice', Grassy-leaved sweet flag 'Licorice'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Licorice' _ 'Licorice' is a mounded, clump-forming, semi-evergreen, aquatic plant with fans of linear, glossy, anise-scented, mid-green leaves.
Acorus gramineus 'Licorice' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Brown, Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in All seasons
Pruning: In summer cut out any dead leaves, remove spent flowers and divide every few years to prevent congestion.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Acorus gramineus 'Licorice' (Japanese rush 'Licorice') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Aquatic, Bog garden, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Waterside
Cultivation: Plant in fertile soil in sun. Tolerates very wet conditions, and can even be grown in shallow water.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy
Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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