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Pickerel Weed - PONCOR
Pontederia cordata

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A stunning aquatic wildflower, the leaves are spear shaped and the spike of purple and yellow flowers grow into corn sized seeds that wildlife enjoy.

Colour: Purple Blooms: July-September Height (cm): 30-90
Sun: Full Soil: Loam Moisture: Wet

Other traits: Oxygenator, Wildlife, Edible, Pickerel Weed is an oxygenating plant which also provides habitat for fish, frogs and other invertebrates. Pickerel Weed leaves can be eaten as a salad green, as a cooked green and the seeds can be eaten as is or dried, roasted and made into flour.
In Stock: Yes

Note: Live plants can not be shipped. When ready we will invite you to pickup at nursery.

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