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Lesser Bulrush | Typha angustifolia

Classic UK native bulrush

The Highlights

    • A more compact version of Typhus latifolia, this attractive native plant has dark chocolate brown seedheads and is popular with florists
    • Tiny golden yellow flowers appear from July to September
    • Thrives in shallow water up to 30cm deep, making it perfect for ponds, lakes, bog gardens and even containers
    • A vigorous aquatic perennial providing the ideal habitat for birds, amphibians and insects
    • Very vigorous - excellent for use as a natural screen

Lesser Bulrush | Typha angustifolia

Classic UK native bulrush
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The Highlights

    • A more compact version of Typhus latifolia, this attractive native plant has dark chocolate brown seedheads and is popular with florists
    • Tiny golden yellow flowers appear from July to September
    • Thrives in shallow water up to 30cm deep, making it perfect for ponds, lakes, bog gardens and even containers
    • A vigorous aquatic perennial providing the ideal habitat for birds, amphibians and insects
    • Very vigorous - excellent for use as a natural screen

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

Plant in 1L Aquatic Pot
Our pond plants are supplied in Aquatic Pots which have a mesh-like structure allowing you to plant them straight into your pond. The pot maintains the root structure as it enters the water, but allows the plants to root out into the underlying soil.
3 Plants in 1L Aquatic Pots
Plant in 3L Aquatic Pot
Plant in 5L Aquatic Pot
3 Plants in 9cm Aquatic Pots

Height on arrival:

Eventual height:

90-210cm

Eventual spread:

90-150cm
Spreads to between 90-150cm within 2-5 years

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Green to golden yellow
Tiny golden yellow and green flowers

Habit:

Clump-forming
Clumps of tall leaves with seed heads on upright stems

Hardiness:

Fully hardy
Very hardy - does not need winter protection.

Rootstock:

Spacing:

90cm
Position plants at least 90cm apart to allow for spreading

Care Guide

Pest and disease free

Virtually pest and disease free MORE

Full sun

Position where the plants will receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily in spring/summer.MORE

Wet fertile soils

Any nutrient rich

Prune in spring

Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in the spring.MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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