Butomus umbellatus 'Flowering rush'
plants and garden
'Flowering Rush' produces pretty pink flowers in umbels that rise above the triangular leaves, which turn from red to dark green as they mature. The roots used to be crushed and used as food in northern Asia.
Colour - Pink
Flowers - June to August
Growth - Fast
Depth - 3cm to 25cm
Height - 60cm - 100cm
Position - Full sun
Little maintenance is required. Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy
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 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.