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Myriophyllum crispatum Dragonfly

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Myriophyllum crispatum Dragonfly Red Dragonfly,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Water Plants Upright

Description:
Small upright aquatic plant with soft bright-green plumes and tiny red flowers that appear along the stems. Grows approx. 15-30cm tall. Perfect for ponds, this plant provides protection and a habitat for fish.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Clay, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Mass Planting, Wetlands

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: This plant needs to be submerged 20cm in water either in clay or sandy soil. Cut back unwanted growth.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
TBA Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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