Sweetflag (Acorus americanus)

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) - Wikipedia.jpg
Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) - Wikipedia.jpg

Sweetflag (Acorus americanus)

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A grass-like herbaceous perennial, sweetflag is a low maintenance water plant that can be added to wetland habitats and rain gardens. It does not have a significant flower, however its green, straight foliage reminiscent of iris leaves are an attractive addition in spaces that need greenery and height. The foliage gives off a slightly sweet scent when bruised. It is heavy shade tolerant, erosion tolerant, and wet soil tolerant.

Sun: Full sun to part shade

Water: Medium to wet

Size: 2-2.5’ tall, 1-2’ spread. Will naturalize using rhizomes.

Zone: 4-10

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