Acorus gramineus 'Masamune'

Dwarf Sweet Flag, Japanese Sweet Flag

Family: Araceae Arum

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 8A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Green
Bloom time Mid Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, foundation, ground cover, massing, rock garden, seashore, specimen
Height 6" to 8" / 15cm to 20cm
Spread 8" to 12" / 20cm to 30cm
Growth rate Slow
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