Butomus umbellatus has tall, spiky, green leaves and elegant flower stems topped with clusters of pink petals.
Top tip: Butomus hates being confined in a small basket and flowers best in 20cm water.
Propagation: Divide multiple root bulbs and bulblets.
Depth of water over the soil: 10-25cm
Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil