A picture of a Acorus

Acorus

Acorus spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Acorus Overview

Acorus contains semi-evergreen perennial aquatic species growing either submerged or on the margins of water. They produce aromatic foliage and small horn shaped flowers 5-7cm in length in midsummer. They best suit marshy, wet areas and some cultivars are used as aquarium plants.

How to propagate Acorus

Division

Divide the rhizomes at the start of the growing season in spring.

Rhizomes

Other uses of Acorus

Grown for their often aromatic foliage. Suitable for water gardens and boggy areas.