Alisma plantago

£3.20

  Water Plantain

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

Out of stock

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 seeds.

Depth of water over the soil: 0-20cm

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

Winter, when plants are dormant, is a good time to add plants to your pond, giving them a head start in the spring. So get shopping now! Dismiss