Licorice Sweet Flag
Lovely as a pond or shade garden plant, licorice sweet flag has a history of medicinal use. Roots have a perfumey licorice scent, and leaves can be used as culinary herb.
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: Japan, Korea, Eastern Asia