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Image of Acorus calamus photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Sweet Flag)

Calamus is an herbaceous perennial that is native throughout much of the United States and Canada. It has inconspicuous flowers and is grown primarily for its tall, upright, broad, iris-like foliage. One particularly attractive cultivar is 'Argenteostriatus', which has beautifully variegated leaves. These plants spread by rhizomes and grow best in moist boggy areas with full to partial sun. Semi-aquatic in nature, calamus works well in naturalistic plantings along waterways or in gardens with moist...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Striped Sweet Flag, Sweet Flag)

Striped sweet flag, or striped calamus, is an herbaceous perennial that is native throughout much of the United States and Canada. It has inconspicuous flowers and is grown primarily for its tall, upright, iris-like foliage that is beautifully variegated with cream striations. These plants spread by rhizomes and grow best in moist boggy areas with full to partial sun. Semi-aquatic in nature, striped sweet flag works well in naturalistic plantings along waterways or in gardens with moist fertile soil.

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Jesse Saylor

(Striped Sweet Flag, Sweet Flag)

Striped sweet flag is an herbaceous perennial that is native throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere. It has inconspicuous flowers and is grown primarily for its tall, upright, broad, iris-like foliage. Acorus calmus 'Variegatus' has very showy white bordered leaves. These plants spread by rhizomes (underground stems) and grow best in moist boggy areas with full to partial sun. Semi-aquatic in nature, sweet flag works well in naturalistic plantings along waterways or in gardens with moist,...

Image of Acorus gramineus photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Grassleaf Sweet Flag)

Grassleaf sweet flag is a semi-evergreen perennial that originates from Japan. It is grown for its neat clumping habit and attractive grass-like foliage, which is aromatic when crushed. There are many highly desirable cultivars of sweet flag such as the golden variegated 'Golden Edge' and the dwarf 'Ogon'. 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...

(Golden Edge Sweet Flag, Grassleaf Sweet Flag)

Golden edge sweet flag is an evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial that originates from Japan. It is admired for its neat clumping habit and attractive grass-like foliage that is aromatic when crushed. Its leaves are bright yellow with a narrow green stripe down the center of each blade.

This perennial is easy to grow if provided with rich, evenly moist soil and full to partial sun and looks great when mixed with other perennials for moist sites. Though well-suited to boggy gardens, plants will...

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James Burghardt

(Dwarf Golden Sweet Flag, Grassleaf Sweet Flag)

Dwarf golden grassleaf sweet flag is an compact evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial that originates from Japan. It is grown for compact, clump-forming habit and beautiful golden grass-like foliage, which is aromatic when crushed.

This perennial is easy to grow if provided with rich, evenly moist soil and full to partial sun and looks great when mixed with other perennials for moist sites. Though well-suited to boggy gardens, plants will not tolerate deep standing water.

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Jesse Saylor

(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...

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James H. Schutte

(Grassleaf Sweet Flag, Ogon Sweet Flag)

Ogon 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 Ogon sweet flag has attractive variegated leaves of pale green streaked with cream. 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.

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Grassleaf Sweet Flag, Variegated Sweet Flag)

Variegated sweet flag Ogon sweet flag is a semi-evergreen perennial that originates from Japan. It is grown for its neat clumping habit and grass-like foliage, which is aromatic when crushed. The cultivar ‘Variegatus’ has attractive variegated leaves of green streaked with ivory. 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.

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Jesse Saylor

(Hardy Kiwi, Issai Hardy Kiwi, Tara Vine)

Hardy kiwi is a deciduous woody vine that originates from eastern Asia. It is an attractive plant with dark green foliage and fragrant white flowers that appear in late spring but is primarily grown for its tart and sweet pale green fruits. Kiwi are usually dioecious, which means individual plants have either female flowers or male flowers, so it is necessary to have at least two vines, one female and one male, for cross-pollination and fruiting. But, 'Issai' is self-fertile so only one plant is...