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Pontederia cordata

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Pontederia cordata

Poncor
Pickerel Weed,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C5, C6
Size: 20cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $17.17 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $18.88 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pontederia cordata Pickerel Weed,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Water Plants Upright

Description:
Attractive aquatic plant with upright arrowhead-like shiny green leaves that rise above the waters surface and masses of light-blue flower spikes that sit on stalks 15-30cm above the waters surface. Ideal for small to medium sized ponds. Seeds from this plant are edible.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Edible Garden, Habitat, Mass Planting, Wetlands

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun position with the plant immersed in the water. Minimal care required. Frost tolerant. Pond depth needs to be between 20-40cm.

Plant Care
None

Family Name: Origin:
Pontederiaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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