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Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'
sweet flag; scented striped rush
Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'
Five years after planting, the filtration zone has been overtaken by strong-growing plants (other acorus, and crinum), pushing this one out to the margins. But it's hanging on!

Common name sweet flag; scented striped rush
Family acoraceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-9)
Flowers green burr (summer)
Size 24"
Light part sun-light shade
Cultural notes marginal aquatic (water 0-5" deep) or moist garden soil

Boldly striped iris-like foliage on this plant, which came as part of the "plant package" when our pond was first installed, and was placed in the filtration zone above the waterfall.

sweet flag; scented striped rush
Another acorus of some sort, this one with a chartreuse/green variegation, dukes it out in the filtration bog with crinum: a nice contrast

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pond

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