Rumex Sanguineus Bloodwort

Rumex Sanguineus Bloodwort

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Rumex Sanguineus | Bloodwort

Rumex Sanguineus, or Bloodwort, has 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. 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.

Marginal plants are great for ponds, and will add colour, interest and wildlife habitat to your garden. Marginal pond plants like Rumex Sanguineus, Bloodwort, make a wonderful and easy addition to any garden pond edge.

Where do you plant marginal pond plants?
Marginal Pond Plants, such as the Rumex Sanguineus - Bloodwort can be placed in the shallow areas of a pond. This is usually around the edges, or margin, of the pond. Certain types of marginal pond plants can be planted out of the pond water in damp ground, ideal for a bog garden or water garden display.

For a guide to planting and maintaining marginal plants please click here.

Max. Height: 50-70cm
Growth Rate: Medium
Type: Freshwater Pond Marginal
Flowers: June - August
Position: Full sun to part shade
Planting Depth: 0-15cm

Please note: photo is for illustrative purposes and depending on time of year and growth rate may not reflect exactly what you receive. Pond Plants are shipped directly from the grower and are subject to a one-off £5.99 delivery surcharge regardless or order size/value. Please allow 3-10 working days for delivery on average.

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