Pontederia dilatata (Royal Pickerel Weed)

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Pontederia dilatata, or Royal Pickerel Weed, is the largest species among the Pontederias, and it is the one with the most intense blue flower

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Additional information

Main characteristics

Pontederia dilatata is an aesthetically pleasing marsh plant, larger in size than the better-known Pontederia cordata. The leaves are also more elongated

Inflorescences

Throughout the vegetative season, it produces spike-shaped inflorescences with bright blue flowers. The inflorescence is longer than that of the common Pontederie

Flowering period

June – September

Plant uses

In addition to being very aesthetically pleasing, Pontederia is also very useful for the phyto-purification of water in ponds and natural pools

Planting depth

From -5 to -20 cm of depth

Plant height

90/100 cm

Soil to use

Field soil with 2/3 tablets of Osmocote fertilizer near the rhizome

Exposure

Full direct sun for at least 6 hours in the middle hours of the day

PH tolerated

Acidic, neutral or basic (alkaline): 6 to 8

Frost Resistance

Yes, it withstands very cold temperatures

Origin

Native plant of North America

Shipped plant

Bare-root

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