Slender Plantain

Alisma Lanceolata
Alisma Lanceolata Alisma Lanceolata
Latin Name: Alisma Lanceolata
Moisture/Zone: Zone 2
Flower Colour: White
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Full Sun, Half

Long lanceolate green leaves are topped by graceful sprays of white flowers. Tall emergent marginal plants are important habitat for emerging pond insects. The acrid juices of this plant were formally used in medicine. Seeds freely to produce new plants, which can be gathered and potted on in clumps. Plant in a medium or large planting basket using aquatic soil and top with aquatic pea gravel.