Calla palustris

£4.50

Bog Arum

Heart-shaped leaves with lily-like white flowers followed by large red/amber seed heads.

Description

Has attractive large, glossy dark green leaves, with white, arum lily shaped flowers, followed by spears of amber berries in late Summer. Very attractive to water beetles and hover flies for pollination.  Dies right back in the Winter and reappears in late April, early May.

Top tip:  Creeps happily across available soil and grows out from the margin into the pond. Excellent for masking the edge.

Flowers: April-May with attractive berries in late Summer

Height: 5-20cm

Propagation: Division of plants.  Stem branches root readily and are easy to divide.

Depth of water is from soil surface to water surface not including top dressing – planting depth 0-20cm

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