COMMON NAME Grassy - leaved Sweet Flag, Japanese Sweet Flag, Japanese Rush
TYPE aquatic, semi – evergreen perennial, narrow strappy leaves, spreading
GROWTH ENVIRONMENT full sun, bog gardens, marshes, wetlands, stream – side
SOIL very wet soil, ideally in water 4” deep
ZONE 5 – 9
SIZE 6” – 12”
FLOWER COLOR insignificant flowers on short stems in mid – summer
NARRATIVE Leaves are striped with white and pale green. Rhizomes can be divided in early spring. Can be maintained in container bog gardens. Deer resistant.