Chelsea Gold Medal winners for Aquatic Plants 2011 - 2017
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Available to buy today

Supplied in a 1 litre basket (11cm/4" high)

American Gallingale - Cyperus eragrostis is a sedge with seeds held upright on green spikelets

Height 60 - 80cm (24" - 30").

Seeds August - October

Plant Cyperus eragrostis in wet mud in a stream edge/bog garden or with up to 5cm (2" ) of water over the top of the basket in a sunny or shaded pond.

Suitable for shelf 0 or shelf 1

Cut down the ripe seedheads of Cyperus eragrostis so they do not set seed.

Read about the care of your pond plants on our Tips and Advice pages.

<p>Sunny position</p> <p>Partially shaded position</p> <p>Shaded position</p> <p>Suitable for waterlogged soil (wet mud)</p> <p>Suitable for moist soil (damp but drained)</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 0-13cm (0-5”) below water surface</p><p>Suitable for shelf depth 14-22cm (approx 6-9”) below water surface</p>

Important delivery information

Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only and leave the Nursery on a Monday - Thursday inclusive to avoid the weekend. Your order will be picked in the Nursery and the ready potted plant in its basket or bareroot oxygenator (as specified in the description) will be wrapped that day in damp newspaper and a plastic bag to keep it fresh during transit. Plants will normally be dispatched within a week of our receipt of your order.

All items are then boxed for collection by the courier APC Parcelrite or UKMail that afternoon for expected delivery within 24 hours after despatch (Highlands and Islands excepted)

Please unwrap all plants from their packaging as soon as possible and place in the situations specified on the plant ticket.

Order ValueDelivery Cost
£1.00 - £29.99 £6.00
£30.00 - £99.99 £12.00
£100.00 - £199.99 £24.00
£200+ £36.00

An additional surcharge will be added 
at checkout if your delivery address
is North of Perth (+£10) or an Island 
(+£10 = PO & TR)
(+£25 = Scottish Islands, IM & BT) or 
(+£50 = JE & GY).

Reviews from other Waterside customers

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John Cutler

June 2016

Size of plants impressive. Dropped 2 each into our ponds. Fingers crossed now; hoping growth will appear healthily on the surface. Earlier consignment from different company never seen again!

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April 2016

Happily bought again this year as last years purchases have been fantastic! Well packaged delivery, will use again.

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