Fabulous native plant with large, attractive 3-lobed leaves and delightful, sadly short-lived, spears of pink buds that open to delicate white flowers. Stems trail just under the water making this a useful plant for surface cover. A must for any pond!
Top tip: Much visited by bees, moths and hoverflys. Attractive food plant for elephant hawk moth caterpillars.
Propagation: Shoots readily drop roots into water or wet soil and can be divided and planted by sticking the rooted ection into the soil.
Depth of water over the soil: 05-25cm
Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic soil.