Luronium natans Floating water plantain

Description

A rare indigenous plant to the UK, with oval green floating leaves and small white flowers. Best suited in shallow water and swampy areas.

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 pond no deeper than 1/2 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 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

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

Colour

White

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

Aug – Sept

Sun/shade

Full sun to part shade

Native

Season

Summer

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

1-40

Depth Min-Max

0-2

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