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Important Delivery/Covid-19 Information: Updated 09.04.21- Our dispatch time is now back to our regular time of 5 working days, (weather permitting) All orders are dispatched on Mondays to Thursdays. Due to some maintenance work on the nursery and the slow growth of newly potted plants due to cold weather earlier in the season, the nursery will remain closed to walk in visitors until further notice, we are hoping to open again in 2-3 weeks time. Our Online store is open all year around. Click and collect option is available at online checkout. Availability info: Due to very cold weather in January and high online demand in February, Availability at this present time is limited, our nursery is full to capacity with newly potted plants, so we predict a large availability update towards the middle of April.

 

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Stratiotes Aloides-nice sized plants

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Product Information

Flowering Time: June-August
Water Depth: 60-120 cm

Stratiotes Aloides also known as a  Water Soldier, a British wild submerged and floating, but anchored water plant, often wrongly described as free-floating. These pond plants have floating rosettes of prickly, narrow, green leaves (like the top of a pineapple) and white flowers in mid-summer.

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Stratiotes Aloides-nice sized plants

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Stratiotes Aloides also known as a  Water Soldier, a British wild submerged and floating, but anchored water plant, often wrongly described as free-floating. These pond plants have floating rosettes of prickly, narrow, green leaves (like the top of a pineapple) and white flowers in mid-summer. Water Soldiers sink to the bottom of the pond after flowering and over Winter and in the Spring,  they send out new plants just as a spider plant does. These baby plants rise to the surface of the water from May onwards and are anchored on to 3 to 4 ft roots that feed off silt at the bottom of the pond. They require a water depth of 60-120 cm and grow to a height of 10-20 cm above water.

 

Only suitable for ponds that have a substrate base of clay or established level of pond silt.

Uses & Conditions For Plants

Evergreen
Floating Leaves and Surface Cover
Frost Hardy
Full Sun
Nitrate Removing Plant
Non-Invasive
Partial Shade
Plants to attract Amphibians
Suitable for Natural Clay or Silt Planting
Suitable for patio water-gardening
Suitable for Swimming Ponds

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