Golden Swords (Baumea Rubiginosa Variegata)
Golden Swords or Striped Variegated Rush, is a perennial bog plant and is a handsome, variegated grass with green and gold striping on narrow, sword-like blades. Golden Swords grows 1 - 2 feet tall with a 12 inch spread. Golden Swords or Striped Variegated Rush, adds vertical interest as well as texture to your water garden setting.
Height Grows 12 - 24 inches tall
Width 12 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil to 3 inches of water above the roots
Zone 7a - 10b
Plant Golden Swords in the bog area of your pond in moist, loam soil with up to 3 inches of water above the roots in full sun to part shade. This hardy pond plant grows 1 - 2 feet tall with a 12 inch spread. Deepest water depths (3 inches above roots) is for established plants). Golden Swords spreads by rhizome.