Plant type

Submerged aquatic perennial

Height & spread

60cm x indefinite

Wildlife benefit

Underwater pondlife

  • A native ‘oxygenator’ that won’t become invasive. Tolerant of some shade.
  • Fine, feathery whorls of leaves on slender stems. Will die back in winter.
  • Provides food and underwater cover for much pondlife, including dragonflies and damselflies, Mallard, small fish, tadpoles, Wandering Snail and water invertebrates.