Flowering rush that has tall, spiky, green leaves and elegant flower stems topped with umbrellas of pink petals. Grows from a woody rhizome readily divides and produces tiny side shoots. Dies back completely in the Winter until rushy leaves reappear in May.
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 is from soil surface to water surface not including top dressing – planting depth 10-25cm
Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil