Acorus calamus variegatus


Sweet-scented rush but with striking vertically striped foliage.


Large, architectural foliage plant with attractive tall green/white vertically striped leaves, soft citrus scent when crushed. Remains variegated all through the season. Dies back in the Winter.

Top tip: Provides a wonderful display if grown in a large container.

Flowers: Insignificant

Height: 50-60cm

Propagation: Divide rhizomes in Spring.

Depth of water is from soil surface to water surface not including top dressing – planting depth – water just covering the soil-10cm.

Planting: Plant into 10lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil