Typha Angustifolia Lesser Bulrush

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Typha Angustifolia | Lesser Bulrush

Typha Angustifolia, the Lesser Bulrush, is smaller than Typha latifolia but still a large typha with dark chocolate coloured seed heads. It is reported that the roots have been used in Asia to combat dysentery. The attractive seed heads are frequently used by florists. Attractive seed heads may be left all winter if desired but best cleared if they fall into the water. Cut back foliage before spring growth starts.

Marginal plants are great for ponds, and will add colour, interest and wildlife habitat to your garden. Marginal pond plants like Typha Angustifolia, Lesser Bulrush, make a wonderful and easy addition to any garden pond edge.

Where do you plant marginal pond plants?
Marginal Pond Plants, such as the Typha Angustifolia - Lesser Bulrush 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: 90-150cm
Growth Rate: Fast
Type: Freshwater Pond Marginal
Flowers: July - September
Position: Full sun
Planting Depth: 0-30cm

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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