Plant Number: 8.010.070   

Miniature Sweet Flag
Acorus gramineus Pusillus


(='Minimus Aureus') Sweet Flag is not a true grass, but plants have a distinctive, grassy appearance. This selection forms a very low mound of narrow golden sword-shaped leaves, beautiful in a moist rock garden or beside a pool or stream. Flowers are green and insignificant. Spreads very slowly. Foliage remains evergreen in mild regions. Clumps may be divided in early spring, once the center begins to thin out. Rare and choice.

Zone 5 to Zone 9

Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type

Soil pH

Soil Moisture

Care Level

Foot Traffic

Rate of Spread
Flower Colour

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches

   15-30 cm
   6-12 inches