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Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki' (Japanese rush 'Hakuro-nishiki')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.15m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Other names

Japanese rush 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Genus

Acorus Acorus

Variety or Cultivar

'Hakuro-nishiki' _ 'Hakuro-nishiki' is a small, semi-evergreen spiky perennial grass with bright yellow variegated foliage with flecks of green.


Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Foliage

Bright-yellow, Variegated in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

In summer cut out any dead leaves, remove spent flowers and divide every few years to prevent congestion.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki' (Japanese rush 'Hakuro-nishiki') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.15m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Bog garden, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in moist, fertile soil in sun. A good marginal aquatic plant.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Other names

Japanese rush 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Genus

Acorus Acorus

Variety or Cultivar

'Hakuro-nishiki' _ 'Hakuro-nishiki' is a small, semi-evergreen spiky perennial grass with bright yellow variegated foliage with flecks of green.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Foliage

Bright-yellow, Variegated in All seasons

General care

Pruning

In summer cut out any dead leaves, remove spent flowers and divide every few years to prevent congestion.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki' (Japanese rush 'Hakuro-nishiki') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.15m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Bog garden, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in moist, fertile soil in sun. A good marginal aquatic plant.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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