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Sagittaria sagittifolia - Arrowhead, Swamp Potato

Regular price £4.95

  • Approximate height: 45 - 90cm (18 - 36 inches)
  • Recommended water depth over crown of the plant: 5 - 20cm (2 - 8 inches)
  • Flowering time: July - August
  • Flower colour: White
  • Supplied in the 8cm pot we grow them in - we recommend potting on using a 2 litre pot

This is a rather impressive native British plant, with characteristic bright-green, arrow-shaped leaves, and white flowers with a dark pinkish centre in summer. 

Planting Tips: Sagittaria sagittifolia overwinters as a round tuber (the 'potato'), without leaves or roots, from autumn until early spring. If you have purchased the plant from us during this time we would usually recommend that you leave it in the pot it came in until you see leaves in spring, and roots coming out of the bottom of the pot. If you do want to plant it up immediately, then carefully empty the pot and find the tuber, then plant the tuber with the growing point upwards and about an inch of soil over it. 

Read more here on how to pot and care for your plant.