Eleocharis acicularis (Oxygenating Aquatic)Hair Grass, Needle Spike Rush

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 40cm (15.7in)
Spread Up to 100cm (39.4in)

Hardy Perennial

water garden

Sun or semi shade

Flowering Months

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Eleocharis acicularis is a useful oxygenating aquatic that will happily spread to form a tufted carpet of evergreen grassy foliage. Needle-like stems topped with spiky brown blooms are sent up from August to September, giving rise to its common name of Needle Spike Rush. This hardy native perennial is particularly versatile, growing anywhere from boggy soil to submerged in up to 60cm (24") of water. Ideal for planting in wildlife ponds, streams and rivers. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Planting depth: Zones 1, 2, 3 & 4 to 60cm (24") 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.

3 x 9cm potted eleocharis plants (78145)
1 x 9cm potted eleocharis plant (78144)
1 x 1 litre potted eleocharis plant (78143)

How to Grow
Grow Eleocharis acicularis in any location from boggy soil to submerged in up to 60cm (24") of water above the crown of the plant. Choose a position in sun or semi-shade.
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Eleocharis requires virtually no maintenance once established.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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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