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Sweetflag 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Sweetflag 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

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Sweetflag, also known as Acorus calamus, is a delightful and versatile addition to any pond or water garden. This hardy marginal plant is prized for its striking appearance and a range of beneficial properties. This plant comes with three options: 

Golden Sweetflag: Vibrant golden-yellow foliage
Variegated Sweetflag:
Vibrant green & white foliage
Dwarf Variegated Sweetflag:
Shorter, Vibrant green & white foliage

Appearance: Sweetflag features long, narrow, sword-like leaves that grow in dense clumps, adding texture and vertical interest to your pond's edge. The leaves are a vibrant green, providing a beautiful contrast to the water's surface.

Growth Habit: This plant is a perennial, meaning it will return year after year with minimal care. It thrives in moist to wet soil and can even tolerate shallow water, making it ideal for planting at the water's edge or in shallow areas of your pond.

Benefits: Sweetflag is not only aesthetically pleasing but also offers several benefits to your pond ecosystem. The plant provides valuable habitat and shelter for aquatic wildlife, including fish and beneficial insects. Additionally, its dense root system helps prevent soil erosion along the pond's edge.

Care: Sweetflag is relatively low maintenance, requiring only regular watering to keep the soil moist. It can be grown in full sun to partial shade, making it adaptable to a variety of pond environments.

Propagation: Propagating Sweetflag is easy and can be done by dividing the plant's rhizomes in early spring or fall. This allows you to expand your plantings or share with fellow pond enthusiasts.

Uses: Beyond its ornamental value, Sweetflag has a long history of medicinal and culinary uses. The plant's rhizomes contain aromatic oils and have been used in herbal medicine and as a flavoring agent in cooking.

Hardiness zones: 4 - 11

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