Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'

Dwarf Sweet Flag, Japanese Sweet Flag

Family: Araceae Arum

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Border, container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, seashore
Height 8" to 18" / 20cm to 45cm
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Leaf color Green, variegated, yellow
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, fragrant foliage, naturalizing