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plant type

wetland plants

water      hardiness

project type

urban and commercial
erosion control

ecosystem type


soil type and drainage

medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
poor drainage

Triglochin procerum

water ribbon

ribbon like leaves float on waters surface
originaustralia wide
cultural notesfull sun in water plantings, long lived, very hardy
maintenanceprune to remove dead material and to promote new growth
toleratesinundations, frosts and short dry periods
flowering seasonspring to summer
flower colourdense spikes
foliage colourgreen with red bases, smooth strap like, some floating on water surface some erect
heightup to 2m
water depthaquatic greater than 1m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesused in water plantings and to help stabilise dams and waterways. Will grow in stationary to slow moving water ways and provides habitat for water birds. Excellent in mass plantings or as an ornamental to decorate ponds

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