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ACORUS gramineus 'Oborozuki'
Grassleaf Sweet Flag, Oborozuki Sweet Flag
Oborozuki sweet flag is a perennial native to Japan. It is grown for its neat clumping habit and grass-like foliage, which is aromatic when crushed. Unlike the wild-type sweet flag, the cultivar Oborozuki sweet flag is compact and has attractive variegated leaves that are streaked with with golden yellow. This perennial is easy to grow if provided with rich evenly moist soil and full to partial sun. Plant in boggy gardens or in fertile beds and borders. These plants will not tolerate deep standing water. In warmer climates it may be evergreen and is not reliably winter hardy below Zone 5.
12 - 2
5 - 8
3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
6"-12" / 15.2cm - 30.5cm (8)
Late Spring, Early Summer
Eastern Asia, Japan
Clay, Loam, Sand
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Green, Light Yellow
Green, Light Yellow, Gold
Bog Garden, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Water Gardens
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