• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Sweet Flag Licorice


Sweet Flag Licorice. Acorus gramineus, Dwarf Sedge, Japanese Sweet Flag, Chinese Sweet Flag, Sekisho {Japanese} Shi Chang Pu {Chinese}. This water loving bog plant is originally from China, Japan and East Asia and can be found growing in shallow wetlands . It has been used for thousands of years in China and Japan both as a food, a flavoring and medicinally. The rhizomes have been used in stir-fries and the licorice flavored leaves used in cooking rice. The highly scented leaves are also used in Thai and SE Asian cuisine. Used in TCM to clear the respiratory system, strengthen digestion and ease pain. Easy to grow, but needs plenty of moisture and full to partial sun. Perennial. Hardy to Zone 6 .

Latin Name Accorus gramineus
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