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(Petasites hybridus)

  • £19.00

Butterburr (Petasites hybridus)
These native plants produce large round leaves like miniature Gunnera which can sometimes be up to 30cm in diameter.  Large club like flower heads appear sometimes as early as February, bearing pink flowers.  Great for early spring interest around the pond.  Also known as Umbrella Plant.
  • Plant Type - Pond Marginal
  • Normally Available from - Mid March *
  • Water Depth - 0cm to 15cm
  • Height - 50cm to 80cm
  • Position - Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Growth - Fast
  • Flowers - Mar to Apr
  • Flower Colour - Pink
  • Foliage - Deciduous 
  • Hardiness - Hardy
  • UK Native

Specific Plant Care:
Little maintenance is required. Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy.