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POTENTILLA PALUSTRIS (Marsh Cinquefoil)

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£7.00

Available to buy today

  • Buy in a 1 litre basket (11cm/4" high)
  • British Native Marsh Cinquefoil (Potentilla Palustris)
  • Horizontally rafting plant with grey toothed edged divided leaf and deep red star shaped flowers.
  • Height 15cm (6") Flowers May - July 
  • Plant in wet mud in a stream edge/bog garden or with up to 10cm (4") of water over the top of the basket in a sunny or partially shaded pond or container pond. Suitable for shelf 0 or shelf 1

Allow Potentilla palustris (Marsh Cinquefoil) to raft across the pond surface or along the edge of a boggy area where it will soften the water's edge. It will root along the woody stem into the water or mud and will give shade to the water and cover to wildlife. Flower is loved by butterflies, hoverflies and bees.

Click here: To see this plant as it looks in the pond in Autumn.

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

<p>British Native plants</p> <p>Plants for Pollinators</p> <p>Sunny position</p> <p>Partially shaded position</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 13-15cm (5-6”)</p><p>Suitable for shelf depth 15-22cm (approx 6-9”)</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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Kate Armstrong

September 2017

Easy website, speedy delivery, well packaged and good quality plants. Would recommend them to deal with.

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Bob P

July 2015

Thank you form your excellent service. Plants are growing well.

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