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Cotton Grass

Eriophorum Angustifolium
Latin Name: Eriophorum Angustifolium
Moisture/Zone: Zone 1 or 2
Flower Colour: White
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Full sun,part sun

A lovely British bog and shallow water plant forming neat clumps of rush-like foliage and numerous erect white-tufted heads of '€˜cotton balls'€™. The heads are sometimes used in country districts for making candle wicks. Plant in moist conditions by the pond or in the bog garden, or plant in a medium container in the shallow margins of the pond. Use aquatic soil and top with pea gravel.