Plant type

Aquatic perennial

Height & spread

60-100cm x 30cm or more

Wildlife benefit

Bee plant

  • A native plant common along ditches and streams but can be planted in damp soil around an informal pond. Spreads through rhizomes.
  • Flowers July-September. Pale lilac.
  • Flowers attract bees for nectar.
  • Also supports the Green Tortoise Beetle.