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Sweet Flag

7 reviews

5 items left

Usually available: All year

Life cycle: Perennial
Height: 70cm - 1m
Position: Sun / part shade
Soil preference: Moist

This is how we pack and send your Herb Plants to all states except TAS & WA

You will receive
- 1 Sweet Flag Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions

All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers

Botanical Name: Acorus calamus

Sweet Flag is indigenous to Europe, Asia, North America and India through to New Guinea.

Sweet Flag is a perennial reed – like plant with creeping rhizomes and strap-like leaves to 1m long. Small yellow/green flowers grow on a flower spike or spadix 6-8cm long.

Medicinally the aromatic, bitter rhizomes are used as a bitter tonic to treat indigestion, flatulence and to stimulate appetite.

Sweet Flag is an important herb in Ayurvedic medicine where it is used to strengthen the nervous system.

Growing Conditions

Sweet Flag prefers boggy areas in sun or part shade but will grow in well watered garden beds or pots.

All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.


17 August 2021 Update: Herb Plant orders that are not in "next day" delivery zones will only be sent on Mondays due to lockdowns.

Our shipping costs are a flat rate, meaning you can add any amount of products to your order and you will pay the same.

Regular Post - $10.95
Express Post - $12.95 (If your order contains a plant express is required)


We send (Australia wide, excluding Western Australia and Tasmania):

Monday and Tuesday (for all zones)  Update: Herb Plant orders that are not in "next day" delivery zones will only be sent on Mondays due to lockdowns.


We send (Australia wide):

Monday to Friday

*Subjected to actual conditions. Find out more about our Delivery information.


We want you to be thrilled with your purchase from us. If you are not satisfied with an item and need to return it, we're here to help.

Herb Plants
- If you are unhappy with the quality of Herb plants they must be photographed on the day of receiving and emailed to us within 24 hours.

Find out more about our Returns & Refunds.

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    Jasmine B.
    Australia Australia
    Sweet Flag

    The plant arrived in perfect condition and will look just perfect in the place I have planned for it in my garden. I live in a dry climate and am planning on creating a ‘bog level’ around the edge of my pond which is where I will plant this.

    Susanne H.
    Australia Australia
    Sweet flag, Vap ca, lemon thyme plants

    All items arrived in good time, in excellent condition. There was no damage or wilting on any plants. Thank you very much!

    Rajina P.
    Australia Australia
    Exactly what I wanted

    Received it in good condition and is growing well