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Triglochin procerum

Plant name: Water ribbon

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

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Cultural notes: full sun in water plantings, long lived, very hardy

Maintenance: prune to remove dead material and to promote new growth

Tolerates inundations, frosts and short dry periods

Flowering season: spring to summer

Flower colour: dense spikes

Foliage colour: green with red bases, smooth strap like, some floating on water surface some erect

Height: up to 2m

Water depth: aquatic greater than 1m

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: used 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

Description: ribbon like leaves float on waters surface