Common Name - Slender Pickerel Weed
Supplied rooted in - 11cm mesh basket (11cm/4" high )
Planting Depth -
Colour - Pale blue flower spikes above tall stemmed heart shaped leaves
Flowers - August - September
Height - 90-100cm (36-40")
Aspect - Sunny/Partially Shaded/Shaded
Attracts - Dragonflies, bees, butterflies and hoverflies
Origin - Non-native
Care Tips - Divide in Spring after 2-3 years growth. Cut back leaf stems in Autumn to above water level as any Pontederia has hollow stems. They have a high cellulose content that will disperse into the water if allowed to rot down.
Extra info - Pontederia cordata lancifolia (Slender Pickerel Weed) needs to be planted on a deep shelf to protect the crown in winter. Previously Pontederia lanceolata.
Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only. Your order will be picked in the Nursery and will be sealed in airtight packaging to keep it fresh during transit. Please unwrap all plants from the packaging as soon as possible and place in the situation specified on the plant ticket.
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|£50.00 and under
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