The English Water Plantain, Alisma plantago, is a native species with attractive clumps of foliage and masses of delicate pale pink or white flowers all summer.The flowers are held on upright stems, each flower has three petals and is attractive to bees and hoverflies.
Also known as ‘Mad Dog Weed’.
Height 60cm (24 in) approx .
Planting depth 2cm to 30cm ( 1in to 12in ) of water above soil level.
Cut spent flower stalks back to prevent self seeding.
Product Code: M0070
We ship all marginal water plants bare root, this means that we wash the soil off before packing plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping.