Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Sweet Flag

Family: Araceae Arum

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 11
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Green
Bloom time Mid Summer
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, seashore
Height 18" to 36" / 45cm to 90cm
Spread 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Leaf color Green, variegated
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America, fragrant foliage, naturalizing