Scientific Name: Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:variegated sweet flag, variegated Japanese flag Texture:Fine
Family Name:AcoraceaeHabit: Arching, Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Aquatic plant, Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover, Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Spike, White, Green-yellow, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Berry (true), Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist
Soil or Media: Bog
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Fall interest, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Wetland - bogs, Erosion control, Aquatic - ponds, Waterside planting, Herb
Key ID Features:Leaves to 30 cm long, variegation along just one margin, thickness greater on one side.