Acorus calamus


 Sweet Flag

Sweet-scented rush with sword-like foliage


Large, architectural foliage plants with tall green leaves, soft citrus fragrance when crushed. Given space forms large clumps but is not invasive.

Top tip: Grow as a beautiful and striking, tall feature on the marginal shelf in larger baskets to give stability when it’s windy

Flowers: Insignificant

Height: 50-70cm

Propagation: Divide rhizomes in Spring.

Depth of water over the soil: 0-20cm

Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil