Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Variegated Sweet Flag

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Description

This grass-like plant grows in a clump 2½ feet tall and 2 feet wide. The sword-shaped leaves are variegated with a white stripe. It can grow in boggy conditions (it is a marginal aquatic) and must be kept constantly moist. It should be planted with its container sunk into the ground to prevent aggressive spreading. It prefers partial to full shade.

Soil
Moist
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
May - June, July - August
Bloom Color
Yellow, Green
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
4 - 10