Long, large, striking arrow-shaped leaves this is an excellent plant for structural foliage. It has small white flowers with yellow centres that turn green. Called Duck potato as ducks like the egg shaped tubers which also used to be eaten by the Indigenous peoples of the Americas.
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.
Trim just above the water surface in Autumn or enjoy the seed heads all winter and trim just before the new growth in spring.
Full sun to Part shade
Measurements in centimetres
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