Anemopsis californicum Apache beads

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Description

Known as “Apache beads”, it has beautiful white scented flowers and broad, dark green leaves. Used to be sold in Mexico’s markets to ward off malaria and other diseases. The flowers and leaves can be dried for potpourri.

Repotting or planting

9cm marginal plants require potting into a larger mesh basket. Place in a pond no deeper than 1/3 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting, place in the pond no deeper than 1/2 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish, 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, as they are larger more established plants they can be placed up to the maximum recommended depth. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Care instructions

Little maintenance is required. Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy.

Colour

White

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

Jun-Aug

Sun/shade

Full sun to part shade

Season

Spring-Summer

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min -Max

15-40

Depth Min-Max

0-15

PLANT TYPE

Marginal

FLOWER COLOUR

White

SUN/SHADE

Full sun to part shade

SEASON

Spring, Summer

HEIGHT MIN

15

HEIGHT MAX

40

DEPTH MIN

0

DEPTH MAX

15

SPREAD MIN

0

SPREAD MAX

0

FLOWER TIME

Jun to Aug

POT SIZE

1 Litre, 3 Litres, 3 x 1 Litre, 3 x 9cm, 5 Litres, 9cm