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Norfolk Reed
(Phragmites australis)

  • £19.00

Norfolk Reed (Phragmites australis)

A strong and tall growing native grass, it has broad shiny leaves that turn brown in autumn.  In latter summer it produces purple flowers.  Perfect for deeper water but can become invasive, more suited for larger ponds and lakes.  

  • Plant Type - Pond Marginal
  • Normally Available from - Mid March
  • Water Depth - 0cm to 50cm
  • Height - 200cm to 400cm
  • Position - Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Growth - Fast
  • Flowers - Aug to Oct
  • Foliage - Deciduous 
  • Hardiness - Hardy
  • UK Native

Specific Plant Care:
Trim just above the water surface in Autumn or enjoy the seed heads all winter and trim just before the new growth in spring.