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Butomus umbellatus - Flowering Rush

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Butomus umbellatus
Butomus umbellatus
Product Description
A tall British native rush that has long, narrow, dark green leaves and produces pretty umbrella headed pink flowers. This plant is perfect for providing egg laying sites for adult dragonfly as well as perching and roosting sites.
Product Properties
  • Water Depth 0cm - 20cm
  • Foliage Height 100cm - 150cm
  • Position Full Sun
  • Spread 10cm - 50cm
  • Flowers July - September
  • Flower Colour Pink
  • Foliage Deciduous
  • Hardiness Hardy
  • UK Native Yes
  • Pollinator Yes
Product Care
Once foliage has died back in autumn, trim just above the surface of the water. This plant will perform best in rich mud and shallow water, where it has room to build up a lot of roots. For lined ponds use the biggest basket that you can and fertilise.
Product Variants
Only product variants that are suitable for posting can be added to your basket. Larger or more delicate variants can only be collected from the nursery.

9cm In stock, collection only £5.00
1 Ltr In stock, collection only £7.50
3 Ltr No stock £16.00
5 Ltr No stock £25.00
10 Ltr No stock £40.00