Golden Sweet Flag Shallow Water Plant


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DELIGHTFULLY FRAGRANT! Golden Sweet Flag emits a sweet citrus scent when the plant is pinched or bruised. The sweet part of its name comes from its wonderful smell!

CLASSIC FAVORITE! Golden Sweet Flag has been a favorite among plant lovers for quite a while. In fact, this plant is the oldest surviving line of monocots (grass or grass like plants) known to science! The beauty of this plant has stood the test of time!

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place! Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

Acorus Gramineus ‘Ogon’, also known as Golden Sweet Flag, is a stunning grasslike aquatic plant. Golden Sweet Flag is a beautiful tufted mound of bright green and gold with narrow grasslike blades! This plant was introduced from Japan by Barry Yinger in 1975. Golden Sweet Flag is named after its sweet citrus scent that it emits when it is pinched or bruised. This plant has been a favorite for quite a while now, it is actually the oldest surviving line of monocots known to science! Golden Sweet Flag loves moisture, and can be planted in up to four inches of water, so it is perfect for your pond or water garden! This plant is hardy in zones 5-9 and does best in full to part sun. This unique and beautiful plant will be the perfect addition to your pond!


  • Common name: Golden Sweet Flag
  • Botanical name: Acorus Gramineus ‘Ogon’
  • Bloom color: This plant is grown for its foliage, foliage is gold and green.
  • Bloom time: Late spring to early fall
  • Plant height: 6″-1′
  • Plant spread: 6″-1′
  • Light requirements: Full sun to part sun
  • Water depth: Up to 4′
  • USDA hardiness zones: 5-9

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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