Acorus americanus (Sweet Flag)
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Acorus americanus (NGN)

Sweet Flag

The foliage releases a pleasing cinnamon scent when crushed or broken. This plant is excellent for wet areas or bog gardens. Waterfowl, wood ducks and muskrats eat the seeds.
Height: 24-36 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: May
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22471.1G #1 0
22471.38 38 Flat 115
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Emergent
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Woodland
Wetland
Flower Color
White
Flower Height
24" to 36"
Flower Type
Insignificant
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Coarse
Divide
Every Third Year
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Chelone glabra
Alisma subcordatum
Actaea rubra
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum