Introduce yourself to the world of Acorus gramineus, a captivating perennial with graceful slender leaves ranging from vibrant emerald to soothing yellow-green. Their juicy arching appearance would add a touch of energy and elegance to any landscape.
Commonly known as Japanese Sweet Flag, Japanese Rush, and Grassy-leaved Sweet Flag, Acorus gramineus is an aquatic perennial herb native to Japan, Korea, and eastern Asia. Belonging to the Acoracae family, this plant typically grows to a height of 10-12 in (25-30 cm) and has slender, sword-shaped leaves. The width of the foliage is approximately 0.2-0.4 in (0.5-1 cm). The leaves produce a sweet and pleasant fragrance when crushed or bruised. Japanese Sweet Flag blooms with tiny inconspicuous flowers that form in small clusters and usually blend with foliage. This herb is usually grown in gardens, borders, and landscape designs for ornamental purposes.