Acorus americanus

Common name: Sweet Flag

Native plant

At first glance, this wetland plant looks a lot like an iris, but on closer inspection, the finer blades and interesting cone-like flowers set this plant apart. We've found it in both healthy and disturbed moist areas throughout the Chicago-land area. The flowers are a greenish white and set very low on the plant. A very nice plant for foliage in a wet garden.

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Pricing

Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

Plant Details

Plant type

Grass, Forb

Soil type

Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Environment

Floodplain

General information

Mature height
2 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
4 Feet
Max width
4 Feet
Growth rate
Fast
Flower color
Green White

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