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Variegated water dropwort - Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo' - 1 litre

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Choose Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo' for its delicate, variegated (green,pink and white) foliage to create a semi permanent edging for your pool, stream or bog garden.

  • Fully hardy
  • Easy care
  • Full sun
  • Clay
  • Spring - September
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A lovely spring plant, Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo' or Water Dropwort as it is commonly known, is usually up by March, brightening up the pond with its colour early in the year. It is grown mostly for its very attractive variegated feathery foliage (green, white and pink), although it also has clusters of small white flowers. It is unlike most pond plants in that it actually looks better in the cold weather - the pink is a striking deep rose colour in spring, fading to a soft sugar pink as the weather becomes warm, and back to deep rose again as the first cold nights come in. In addition to its good looks it is also a good user of nutrients in the pond and a provider of shade across the surface.

Trim the foliage back as necessary to keep the plant compact and fresh, is best grown in a container or at the edge of a stream of bog garden with up to 10cm (4") of water over the top of the basket in a sunny or partially shaded pond or container pond. Approximate height: 30cm

Available as 1L plant

More Information
Short name Variegated water dropwort
Sub title Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo' - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Flower Colour White
Fragrance Green / Red
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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