Bogbean - Menyanthes trifoliata - 3L Pot

Code: PL1149
Bogbean - Menyanthes trifoliata - 3L PotBogbean - Menyanthes trifoliata - 3L Pot
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Bogbean - Menyanthes trifoliata - 3L Pot

The Bogbean is a marginal, aquatic perennial that has spreading rhizomes. It has rounded green leaves and in the summer pink buds open to reveal white, star-shaped flowers. It can be grown in shallow water or in muddy pond margins.

Characteristics

  • Foliage Colour: green
  • Flower Colour: white in summer
  • Approx. Growth Height: 30cm
  • Max. Spread: 1.2m
  • Flowering Time: summer
  • Planting Time: spring
  • Uses: in ponds, bog gardens, wildflower gardens
  • Exposure: sheltered
  • Growing Habit: erect, spreading
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: max height in 2-5 years

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: partial shade, full sun
  • Moisture: poorly-drained or moist but well drained
  • Soil requirements: neutral, alkaline, chalky, loamy, sandy, clay

Planting

  • Planting depth: up to 15-25cm
This plant can be grown in either a pond or in moist, fertile soil. Grow in a pond with a depth of up to 15-25cm; this plant is suitable for zones 1, 2 and 3 of a pond. Aquatic and marginal plants should be placed in pond plant baskets filled with aquatic soil (sold separately) and topped with a thin layer of gravel to help prevent the soil from washing away

Caring and Maintenance

This is a very low maintenance, hardy plant. Water adequately during dry and hot periods.

 

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