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Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Variegated Sweet Flag

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade

Sword-shaped, creamy yellow and green variegated leaves. Plants spread slowly to form a sizable clump. Leaves have citrus scent when crushed. Great rain garden plant with colorful foliage.


Height

24-36"

Spread

24"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Wonderful foliage accent for water garden, bogs or moist woodland gardens.

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus' Plant Care:

Prefers fertile, slightly acidic soil in consistently moist soil or standing water.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Variegated Sweet Flag Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

High or consistent soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Variegated Sweet Flag Additional Information

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