Acorus gramineus 'Licorice'

Licorice-scented Sweet Flag

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Description

Licorice-scented sweet flag is native to Japan and East Asia and loves a wet environment. It has shiny, curved, narrow leaves that are a greenish yellow color and fragrant. The yellow flowers bloom from July to September. This plant grows to 18 inches in height and forms a tuft about 9 inches in diameter. Grow in moist soil in full sun to part shade or use it at the edge of ponds or bogs where it will spread by rhizomes.

Soil
Moist
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Green
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Groundcover
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
5 - 8