Acorus calamus
SWEET FLAG, CALAMUS
Acoraceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to aquatic

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: n/a

Leaves: aromatic
 
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Acorus calamus
SWEET FLAG, CALAMUS
Acoraceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to aquatic

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: aromatic


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental designs

Uses: informal hedge, mass planting, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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