Marsilea quadrifolia (Oxygenating Aquatic)European water clover

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 15cm (5.9in)
Spread Up to 100cm (39.4in)

Hardy Perennial

water garden

Sun or semi shade

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Marsilea quadrifolia is a useful oxygenating aquatic that will happily grow in the shallow margins of ponds. Clover-like leaves with 4 distinct lobes rise above the water or float on the surface, creating useful cover for wildlife. Commonly known as Water Shamrock or European Water Clover, you may be surprised that Marsilea is more closely related to ferns! Its conspicuous foliage is usually green but may turn to bronze when grown in full sun. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Planting depth: Zones 1 & 2 to 15cm (6") 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 marsilea plants (78339)
1 x 9cm potted marsilea plant (78338)
1 x 1 litre potted marsilea plant (78337)

How to Grow
Grow Marsilea in boggy soils or submerged in the shallow margins of ponds with the crown to a maximum depth of up to 15cm (6") below water level. Choose a position in sun or semi shade.
More Info
Marsilea has a vigorous habit. Remove any excess growth as and when necessary. No other maintenance is required.

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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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