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Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' /Variegated Sweet Flag

Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'   / Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'
Clumps of variegated acorus
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Clumps of variegated acorus

Mature clump of the variegated acorus

Acorus with ceramic garden ornaments

Acorus beginning to spread in flower bed

Acorus in nursery container

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Scientific Name: Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'
Common Name: Variegated Sweet Flag
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Variegated Plants
Comments: Can be grown in boggy conditions, in waters edge or in ordinary garden soils. When grown in water, the crown of the plant should not be below water level. Requires periodic grooming to keep plant foliage tidy. Excellent for container gardening and for detail plantings among stones.