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Available to buy today

  • Buy in a 1 litre basket (11cm/4" high)
  • Pickerel Weed - Pontederia cordata (AGM)
  • Blue flower spikes above green heart shaped leaves
  • Height 60cm (24") Flowers August - September
  • Plant with between 10 - 15cm (4" - 6") of water over the top of the basket in a sunny or shaded pond. Suitable for shelf 1 or shelf 2

Pontederia corndata (Pickerel Weed) needs to be planted on a deep shelf to protect the crown in winter from frost or ice. Divide in Spring after 2-3 years growth. Cut back leaf stems of Pontederia as soon as they start to fall in Autumn as they have a high cellulose content that will disperse into the water. The flowers are loved by bees (especially the Bumble bees), hoverflies and butterflies in late season

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 shelf depth 14-22cm (approx 6-9”) below water surface</p><p>Suitable for shelf depth 23-44cm (approx 10-17”) 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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William Johnston

September 2016

First rate service! Courier lost the goods. Everything replaced with next day service within three days. Communication was helpful and informative. Plants etc. arrived in perfect condition.

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June 2016

Very knowledgeable, attentive great plants well packaged. Will defiantly be back. All round great customer service. Thanks

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