American Sweet Flag
Lovely as a pond or shade garden plant, American sweet flag has a history of medicinal use for gastrointestinal problems. Roots have a distinctive scent reminiscent of bubblegum!
Water: Moderate to Wet/Moist
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: 12" tall perennial grass, slowly spreading from rhizomes
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade near coast, Partial Shade inland
Soil: Average to rich
Origin: North America, Canada, Alaska