Water hawthorn (Aponogeton Distachyos) Big Bulbs


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Water hawthorn (Aponogeton Distachyos)

  • Water hawthorn (Aponogeton Distachyos) has snowy white flowers which have a sweet, hawthorn like perfume and are produced in the spring. The elongated, spear shaped leaves develop from a submerged tuber and are mid green, often developing burgundy coloured blotches with age. Leaves lie on water surface with the flowers standing a few inches proud. Further flowers often appear in the autumn and sometimes throughout the winter.
  • Water hawthorn will tolerate partial shade, and slowly moving water.
  • Please note this plant becomes dormant during the summer months starting into growth again in the autumn. We will supply a tuber during this dormant period.
  • Clumps grow up to 3 feet across.
  • Planting depth 1 to 2 feet.
  • Unlike land Hawthorn, there are NO prickles !
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