Acorus calamus


 Sweet Flag

Sweet-scented rush with sword-like foliage


Sweet smelling rush 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 plant into in larger baskets to give stability when it’s windy

Flowers: Insignificant

Height: 50-70cm

Propagation: Divide rhizomes in Spring.

Depth of water: Just covering soil-20cm depth. Depth of water is from soil surface to water surface not including any top dressing.

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