Acorus calamus 'Sweet flag'
plants and garden
Dark green iris-like foliage with a small green horn-shaped bloom. It grows from a rhizome which runs across the ground out of which the leaves rise up. It has been used in fragrances and medicinal cures since Egyptian times.
Colour - Green
Flowers - June and July
Growth - Medium
Depth - 1cm to 15cm
Height - 60cm - 90cm
Position - Full Sun to Part Shade
Little maintenance is required. Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn.
9cm marginal plants require potting into a mesh basket.
1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting. However, plants over 60cm height growth will benefit from repotting into a larger mesh basket or should be planted in gravel to prevent them from falling over.
3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting; there is no need to remove the mesh basket.
Your plants will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.
During the "Available Season - March to August" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.
Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided. If you have specific delivery requirements please supply them on the checkout page.
Please note that we only ship to the UK.