Menyanthes trifoliata

Menyanthes trifoliata

Product no.: 210

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Bog Bean. 

  • Approximate height: 30cm (12 inches) 
  • Recommended water depth over crown of plant: 0 - 10cm (0 - 4 inches)
  • Flowering time: May - June
  • Flower colour: White
  • Supplied bare root

A British native species which is a useful plant for disguising the pond edge, having horizontal branching stems which float on the water surface. These stems put up soft, green, three-lobed leaves, and attractive white-fringed flowers in May and June. Unlike most pond plants, bog bean will grow in deep shade, but grow it in sun or part-shade for more flowers.

Because of the way this plant grows, you will receive one long rooted stem. We recommend starting your Menyanthes trifoliata off in a pot of at least 2 litres capacity, but with a wide opening of around 8 inches (20cm) across in order to accommodate the length of the stem. Read more on how to pot and care for your plant here.

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