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Water Violet Plants | Oxygenating

Ferny foliage dotted with lilac

The Highlights

    • Gorgeous ferny foliage dotted with lilac flowers
    • Blooms from June to August
    • Has evolved with two different forms of foliage for above and below water - and is happy in either!
    • An excellent oxygenator for keeping your pond clear and healthy
    • Suitable for damp ground or fairly deep water - can be used in ponds, streams, bog gardens and woodland planting schemes

Water Violet Plants | Oxygenating

Ferny foliage dotted with lilac
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The Highlights

    • Gorgeous ferny foliage dotted with lilac flowers
    • Blooms from June to August
    • Has evolved with two different forms of foliage for above and below water - and is happy in either!
    • An excellent oxygenator for keeping your pond clear and healthy
    • Suitable for damp ground or fairly deep water - can be used in ponds, streams, bog gardens and woodland planting schemes

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

5 Plants in 9cm Pots
3 Plants in 9cm Aquatic Pots

Height on arrival:

Eventual height:

10-50cm

Eventual spread:

0.5-1m
Spreads to between 0.5-1m within 2-5 years

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Lilac purple
Whorls of lilac flowers

Habit:

Submerged
Can be grown below or above the surface

Hardiness:

Fully hardy
Hardy in all parts of the UK - no frost protection needed.

Rootstock:

Spacing:

50cm
Position plants at least 50cm apart to allow for spreading

Care Guide

Excellent pest and disease resistance

Generally disease free. Watch out for false leaf mining midge (treat with vegetable oil/soap spray). Can be affected by filamentous algae. MORE

Grow in water

Needs a permanently wet soil or to grow in water.MORE

Full sun to partial shade

Grows well in full sun or partial shade.MORE

Any poorly drained soil

Any permanently moist or waterlogged soil - loam or clay are ideal.MORE

Feeding not required

No need to feed - this plant gets all the nutrients it needs from the soil and pond water.MORE

No pruning needed

Hooray! This plant is ultra low maintenance - no pruning to see here. MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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