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Petasites japonicus (Sweet coltsfoot)

Other names: Butterbur

P. japonicus is a vigorously spreading perennial with whitish-yellow flowers that are borne in winter to early spring before the leaves. In spring very large, kidney-shaped, green leaves develop.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Acorus christophii (Sweet flag)

A. christophii is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen, aquatic plant with strap-shaped, glossy, deep green leaves and creamy-white flower spathes in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Cyperus longus (Sweet galingale)

Other names: Cypress root, Galingale, Long cyperus, Sweet cyperus, Sweet cypress

C. longus is a perennial suitable for growing in ponds and bog gardens. It is a vigorous grower with arching, tough, grass-like leaves and spiky, red-brown flowers in late summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.9m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Acorus gramineus 'Ogon' (Slender sweet flag 'Ogon')

Other names: Acorus gramineus 'Wogon', Acorus gramineus 'Oborozuki' misapplied, Japanese rush 'Ogon', Grassy-leaved sweet flag 'Ogon', Golden Japanese rush, Gold Japanese rush

'Ogon' is a compact, clump-forming, deciduous, grass-like perennial with linear, glossy, yellow leaves with green stripes.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' (Variegated slender sweet flag)

'Variegatus' is a moisture loving grass with a compact, tufted habit and semi-evergreen strap-like leaves with a creamy yellow edge.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Acorus calamus 'Argenteostriatus' (Silver-striped sweet flag)

Other names: Variegated sweet flag, Acorus calamus 'Variegatus', Sweet flag 'Argenteostriatus', Sweet flag 'Variegatus', Acorus gramineus 'Argenteostriatus'

'Variegatus' is a clump-forming, spreading, moisture-loving, deciduous perennial with aromatic, sword-shaped, green- and cream-striped leaves and insignificant, spike-like flowers in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.9m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Glyceria maxima var. variegata (Variegated reed sweet-grass)

Other names: Glyceria aquatica variegata, Glyceria spectabilis 'Variegata'

G. maxima var. variegata is a vigorous, aquatic, rhizomatous perennial grass with keeled, narrowly strap-shaped, cream, green, and white-striped leaves, often flushed pink when young, and panicles of green to purple-green spikelets in mid- to late summer.
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Ultimate spread 2.5m
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Ultimate height 0.8m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
to maturity
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Acorus gramineus 'Licorice' (Japanese rush 'Licorice')

Other names: Japanese sweet flag 'Licorice', Dwarf sweet flag 'Licorice', Grassy-leaved sweet flag 'Licorice'

'Licorice' is a mounded, clump-forming, semi-evergreen, aquatic plant with fans of linear, glossy, anise-scented, mid-green leaves.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.4m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Myrica gale (Bog myrtle)

Other names: Sweetgale, Common candleberry, Devonshire myrtle, Dutch myrtle , Gale, Golden osier , Meadow fern, Moor myrtle, Sweet willow

M. gale is a suckering, thicket-forming, deciduous shrub with upright branches bearing lance-shaped, aromatic, toothed, grey-green leaves and yellow-brown male catkins in spring followed by spherical, dotted, yellow-brown fruit.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 20-50 years
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Sarracenia purpurea (Purple pitcher plant)

Other names: Side saddle flower, Huntsman's cup, Common pitcher plant, Sweet pitcher plant

S. purpurea is a variable, carnivourous, evergreen perennial with horizontal, purple-veined, purple or green pitchers with upcurved ends and erect, glossy lids. Dark red-purple and pink or dark red flowers bloom in spring.
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Ultimate spread 1m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
to maturity
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