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Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'
@ H. Ross Gdn, OH

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Variegated Sweet Flag

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Item #: 767

Zones: 4a to 9b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Europe, United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Acorus calamus 'Variegatus' is an aroid relative and former member of the "family" before being ousted by the molecular taxonomy mob. Acorus calamus is now in the horticulture protection program disguised as a dramatic, upright deciduous iris. The vivid white and green banded, deer-resistant leaves of Acorus calamus 'Variegatus' make this one of the most strikingly beautiful vertical accent plants in the garden! Variegated sweet flag spreads slowly by means of a very thick above-ground rhizome. Sweet flag loves a moist spot such as a bog but will also grow in ordinary garden soils...a real easy-to-grow, carefree prize!