A problem solving, attractive grass-like groundcover for soggy sites, rain gardens, even standing water. Not an invasive Sweetflag like its cousin. Tossled tufts of narrow sweetly scented blades are striped with buttery white and green. Evergreen in the south; useful in all parts for erosion control especially along streams and banks. a.k.a. Acorus Calamus.
Tiny berries form on sedge-like stalks in early summer. Foliage is sweetly fragrant when crushed.