Flowers: August-December. Plant in sun or part shade. HxS 2mxunlimited
The lesser reed-mace is often mistakenly called a bulrush. It is a strong growing plant which can become invasive and is therefore only suitable for larger ponds or lakes or for large areas of boggy ground. It is best grown in full sun. The slender brown poker flowers appear in late summer and over winter before bursting to release their seed. They can be dried and used in flower arrangements. Native. This is a useful plant when used together with Norfolk Reed in mixed planting for septic tank outflows.
Care & Maintenance.
Remove old foliage in spring and split plants every three or four years to maintain vigour. May be divided after flowering or collect and sow seed. If planting in a lined pond it is best to keep all Typha containerised. Planting depth in water 30cm/12”SKU: TYPANG
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