Acorus Variegated (Sweetflag)

Also known as variegated Acorus, this terrarium plant is sometimes used as an aquarium plant.

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    Slow
    MediumHigh
    Moderate
    Plant Type:
    Araceae
    Size:
    Moderate growing to 10 in. tall, 4 to 6 in. wide; slowly spreads wider.
    Carbon Dioxide (CO2):
    10 to 40 mg/l
    Temperature:
    4 to 30 °C / 17 to 25 °C (optimal)
    Placement:
    Midground
     
    Excellent for brightening the edges of ponds or water gardens. Richly colored, golden yellow, grass-like leaves provide colorful accents, even in lightly shaded areas.

    Acorus gramineus 'variegatus' can handle short stays in an aquarium, but should be taken out for rejuvenation period. Variegated Acorus works well as a pond plant around the edges of a water garden, or in moist areas of the yard.

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