Aponogeton distachyos (Deep Water Aquatic)Water Hyacinth

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Height Up to 90cm (35.4in)
Spread Up to 120cm (47.2in)

Hardy Perennial

water garden

Sun or semi shade

Flowering Months

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This striking deep water aquatic is instantly recognisable. With its crown submerged in deep water, the oval, dark green leaves of the Water Hyacinth float gracefully on the surface, even remaining semi-evergreen in milder areas. From early Spring, Aponogeton distachyos flowers freely, only pausing to die back briefly in August before continuing to bloom well into Autumn. The gently scented, white blooms are held prominently at the water surface making a worthwhile display. Ideal for creating valuable shade across the surface of the water in outdoor ponds. When grown in the frost free conditions of an indoor pool, this hardy perennial may even flower throughout winter. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 120cm (48"). Planting depth: Zone 3 & 4 to 90cm (36") below water level.

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

1 x 3 litre potted aponogeton plant (78091)
1 x 1 litre potted aponogeton plant (78090)

How to Grow
Grow Aponogeton in containers of aquatic soil in deep water at a depth of between 40cm (16") and 90cm (36"). Choose a position in sun or semi-shade.
More Info
Aponogeton requires little maintenance. The foliage of Water Hyacinth naturally dies back in late Summer before producing new growth in the Autumn. Trim back faded flowers to maintain a tidy appearance if desired.

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Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3



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