Water Soldier Stratiotes aloides Pack 10

Code: PL0634
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Water Soldier Stratiotes aloides Pack 10Water Soldier Stratiotes aloides Pack 10



Water Soldier Stratiotes aloides Pack 10

This hardy little plant spends most of the year submerged below the surface of the pond, but its sharp green leaves emerge during the summer, bearing delicate white flowers from the depths of your pond bed.

Characteristics:

  • Foliage Colour: bright green
  • Flower Colour: white
  • Diameter 15-30cm
  • Flowering Time: summer
  • Uses: ponds, lakes, ditches
  • Exposure: sheltered, exposed
  • Habit: spreading
  • Hardiness: tender in frost
  • Rate of Growth: moderate

Requirements:

  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Moisture Requirements: wet

Planting

Grow in slightly alkaline water, deeper than 30cm, allow full sun.

This plant is suitable for zone 4 of a pond.

Caring and Maintenance

Remove runners to restrict spread. Please note that this plant is not frost hardy and requires frost protection to ensure survival.

A perennial is a plant that lives for more than two years. Perennials are flowering plants which grow and bloom over the spring and summer and then die back every autumn and winter. They typically grow structures that allow them to adapt to living from one year to the next through a form of vegetative reproduction rather than seeding. Perennial plants often have deep, extensive root systems which can hold soil to prevent erosion, capture dissolved nitrogen before it can contaminate ground and surface water, and outcompete weeds. They grow very well in conditions that are poor in resources due to their earlier emergence in the spring, and the development of larger root systems which can access water and soil nutrients deeper in the soil.

 
Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 5.0/5 (2 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"As Above"

Reviewed Monday, 8 June 2015

Rating: 5/5

"Plants in excellent condition"

Reviewed Thursday, 14 August 2014

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