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Red Root Floater
(Phyllanthus fluitans)

  • £11.00


Red Root Floater (Phyllanthus fluitans)

NEW for 2019 - Originally from the Amazon river basin. This floating plant produces small white flowers if it has access to good lighting & low nitrogen.  The leaves vary in colour depending on conditions, from bright green to dark green. 

  • Plant Type - Floating
  • Normally Available from - Early May
  • Spread - 15-25cm
  • Growth - Fast
  • Flowers - May to July
  • Position - Full Sun to Part Shade

Specific Plant Care:
Not hardy. Remove decaying plants after first frost.  To overwinter, place in shallow water with a little soil for the roots to grow into. Keep in good light at above 10 °c.  Return to the pond late April - May when there is no risk of frost.