Alisma plantago

£3.20

  Water Plantain

Big spear-shaped leaves and tall stems topped with clusters of white/pale lilac flowers.

Description

Each plant grows from a fibrous root and produces a clump of broad, spatulate leaves with a few tall flower stems topped with pyramid clusters of small creamy pink flowers.

Top tip: Dead head flowers to promote growth.  Vanishes below the soil in Winter, so it’s easier to move new plants in the Autumn or late Spring when the shoots appear.

Flowers: Jun/Aug

Height: 25-60cm

Propagation: Self sets from seeds.

Depth of water: 5-20cm from soil surface to water surface not including top dressing.

Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil