Acorus americanus

Sweet Flag

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  • Native, hardy perennial swamp or bog plant with sweet, spicy- scented leaves.
  • Spadix like flowers in June/ July followed by dark berries.
  • Great for stabilizing pond edges or plant in boggy areas.
  • Sun/ pt.shade.

Height: 2-3 Feet

Zone: 3-6
Color: Green

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Fragrant
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Fast Growing
  • Native
  • Low Maintenance


  • Sun/ pt.shade

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Spreads quickly by rhizomes

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Water Garden
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands

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