Pontederia cordata ‘alba’ White pickerel weed

Description

Shorter than Pontederia cordata, it is a late flowering, structural plant with heart shaped green leaves with clusters of white flowers.

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

Trim just above the water surface in Autumn or enjoy the seed heads all winter and trim just before the new growth in spring.

Colour

White

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

Jul-Sept

Sun/shade

Full sun to Part shade

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

50-70

Depth Min-Max

1-20

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