Phalaris arundinacea var. picta (Marginal Aquatic)Gardener's Garters

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 100cm (39.4in)
Spread Up to 150cm (59.1in)

Hardy Perennial

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Sun or semi shade

Flowering Months
This grassy perennial forms spreading colonies that make superb ground cover. Tall, upright stems boast boldly striped, variegated foliage and pinkish-white flower heads throughout summer. Commonly known as Gardener's Garters, Phalaris arundinacea var. picta has a vigorous habit and benefits a from plenty of space to spread. Spectacular in large drifts at the edge of lakes and sizable ponds. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 150cm (59"). 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.

1 x 1 litre potted phalaris plant (78389)
3 x 1 litre potted phalaris plants (78069)

How to Grow
Grow Phalaris in moist, boggy soils or fully submerged in ponds to a maximum depth of up to 15cm (6") below water level. Choose a position in sun or semi-shade
More Info
Phalaris needs little maintenance and will look after itself once established. Cut back to just above the water's surface in autumn to maintain a tidy appearance.

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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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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