Acorus gramineus

Dwarf Sweet Flag, Japanese Sweet Flag

Family: Araceae Arum

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Green
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, foundation, ground cover, massing, rock garden, seashore
Height 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Spread 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green, variegated, yellow
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, fragrant foliage, naturalizing