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Alisma plantago aquaticum 'American water plantain'

Alisma plantago aquaticum 'American water plantain'

plants and garden

Regular price £20.00 Sale

When mature this plant sends up many flower stems with multiple delicate white flowers and broad, lanceolate leaves.  It is also said to be a cure for rabies hence it is sometimes called Mad Dog weed. Likes to be kept constantly moist.

Colour - White
Flowers - June to August
Growth - Medium

Depth - 1cm to 15cm
Height - 60cm - 90cm

Position - Full sun to part shade
UK Native

Remove flower heads soon after flowering to encourage new flowers and prevent self seeding. Trim old foliage after dying back in Autumn

9cm marginal plants require potting into a mesh basket.

1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting. However, plants over 60cm height growth will benefit from repotting into a larger mesh basket or should be planted in gravel to prevent them from falling over.

3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting; there is no need to remove the mesh basket. 
Please check our pots in Plant Care section for suitable Finofil baskets.

Please follow instructions that can be found on back side of the labels provided.

Your plants will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.

During the "Available Season" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.

Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided.

Please note that we only ship to the UK.