Lesser Bulrush, Reedmace or Narrowleaf Cattail
Typha angustifolia is also known as Reed Mace or Narrowleaf Cattail, this tall, upright reed-like plant is commonly seen in rivers, canals, ditches and marshes throughout the countryside. Typha angustifolia is easily recognised by the chocolate brown, cylindrical flower heads.
An ideal marginal aquatic for large ponds and lakes, creating large stands of Bulrushes that offer valuable cover for wildlife. The attractive seed heads are frequently used by florists. A vigorous plant that will spread.
Position: Full Sun
Planting depth: In water to 30cm (12’’) below water level.
Growth rate: Fast
Flowering Period: July to September
Size: Height 150cm (59"). Spread 250 to 400cm (100" to 160’’)
Aquatic pot and compost variations
Aquatic plants come in a variety of pot and compost variations that have different benefits for planting and growing.
Mesh Pot | (Aquatic Compost)
Pot can be removed and plant can be planted directly into soil or margins above or below the water line. Pot and plant can also be placed directly into water to be container grown, but will still need repotting in time.
Pot | AQ (Aquatic Compost)
Pot must be removed and plant should be planted directly into soil or margins above or below the water line.
Pot | (Regular Compost)
Pot must be removed and plant should be planted directly into soil or margins above the water line. Cannot be planted directly into soil below the water line.