Rumex sanguineus Bloodwort Wood dock

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Description

Attractive rosettes of green ovate leaves with bright red veins, this plant is mainly grown for it foliage. Remove the flower heads to maintain the red leaf veins.

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 dock type flower spike to retain leaf colour. Remove damaged foliage when required to encourages new leaf growth in spring. Trim back in autumn to just above the water surface.

Colour

Red

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

June-Aug

Sun/shade

Full sun – Part Shade

Native

Season

Spring,Summer,

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

50-70

Depth Min-Max

0-15

PLANT TYPE

Marginal

FLOWER COLOUR

Red

SUN/SHADE

Full sun to part shade

NATIVE

Native

SEASON

Spring, Summer

HEIGHT MIN

50

HEIGHT MAX

70

DEPTH MIN

0

DEPTH MAX

15

SPREAD MIN

0

SPREAD MAX

0

FLOWER TIME

Jun to Aug

POT SIZE

1 Litre, 1 Litre (pack of 3), 9 cm (pack of 3), 9cm