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Sweet flag - Acorus calamus - 3 litre

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GLG22521
Special Price £16.99 Regular Price £22.99

Acorns calamus will give the most striking display of deep green,architectural foliage topped with the most fascinating horn- shaped blooms through summer at the edges of your pool.

  • Hardy
  • 3 litre pot size
  • Easy care
  • Full sun
  • Wet, moist soil
  • Spring, summer and autumn
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The aquatic marginal Acorns calamus cannot be beaten for its upright,architectural, deep green iris-like foliage growing to 60-90cm. in height, with a small green horn-shaped bloom. Suitable for where you need to grow a deciduous marginal that will spread easily to create drifts of striking, strong foliage. Interestingly, it has been used in fragrances and medicinal cures since Egyptian times.

Available as 3L plant.

More Information
Short name Sweet flag
Sub title Acorus calamus - 3 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Green
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 3 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 600
Minimum Depth 10
Maximum Depth 150
Height & Spread 60 - 90 cm (h) 1 - 15 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 3L
Maximum Height 900
Required maintenance Little maintenance is required Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy leaving a little material to protect new shoots
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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