Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'
- Common Name(s):
- Variegated sweet flag
- Ornamental Grass, Water Garden
Flat iris-like leaves; spreads slowly by branching, creeping rhizomes; stripes can be cream white to yellow; use as accent in moist to wet sites or in standing water; grow in a wide mouth pot; does not grow as rapid as the species
- Sun to partial shade
- 2-4 ft.
- Creamy white stripes on sword-like leaves
- Not showy
- Prefers moist to wet soil high in organic matter but will grow in soil with average moisture; tolerates shallow, standing water
- Grown for foliage; sweetly fragrant flowers
NCCES plant id: 576