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Aponogeton distachyos - Water Hawthorn - 1Ltr pot plant

  • Catalogue Code 5130-6042
  • Pack Contents: 1x 1Ltr pot plant

Introduce this water hawthorne to ponds for waterlily-like leaves and heavily-scented flowers appearing from summer and into autumn.

This plant makes a great alternative to waterlilies. The leaves that float on the surface provide shelter for aquatic wildlife like fish and frogs and cover bare patches in parts of the ponds.

Flower stems appear from summer and last into autumn. Their heavy perfume makes it a great pond plant for scent and the long-flowering season is an additional bonus.

Just plant up this 1 litre container into a larger one, filled with aquatic compost and topped with attractive stones to hold the soil in place.

up to 10cm


  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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Arrived with many broken stems, assume damage in transit owing to packing method, as a result of which it lost all its existing leaves and flower. However, the plant has survived and is now beginning to thrive


Doing what was expected in the pond



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