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Eriophorum angustifolium - Common Cottongrass

Regular price £3.95

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  • Approximate height: 30cm (12 inches) 
  • Recommended water depth over crown of plant: 0 - 10cm (0 - 4 inches).
  • Flowering time: April to June
  • Flower colour: White
  • Supplied in the 8cm pot we grow them in - for best results we recommend potting on using a 1 litre pot 

The classic and familar cottongrass is a native British species. It has fluffy white heads on short dark-green stems, and slender grassy foliage which has touches of red in spring and autumn. Very easy to grow. 

If designing a planting scheme, we recommend approximately 4 Eriophorum angustifolium plants per square foot of ground, or 2 plants per linear foot of pond edge. Read more here on how to pot and care for your plant.