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Alisma plantago-aquatica : fact sheet


Species name:
Alisma plantago-aquatica
Common names:
Great Water Plantain
Description:
Great Water Plantain, Erect-Perennial Aquatic

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Aquatic ,Erect - Perennials
Usage:
Home Water Garden ,Edible Leaves ,Edible Root/Tubers ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Toxic ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
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