Enjoy blueish purple flower spikes throughout the summer months when you add this popular aquatic plant to your water garden. The heart shaped leaves of Pickerel Rush are dark green and shiny. One of our best selling pond plants. Plant Pickerel in a 2 gallon container or larger, as the rhizome travels across the pot sending up new plants.To overwinter in cold climates, place well below the frost line to protect the roots from freezing.
Pickerel Rush (Pontederia cordata)
Hardiness Zone: 5-11
Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade
Height: 24"-30" - Spread: 12" to 24"
Water Depth: Moist soil or water up to 10" deep (Maximum water depth is for mature bog plants)
PLANTING CONTAINER: We recommend a 2 gallon solid planting container or a medium planting bag.
For in depth planting instructions visit our Bog Plant Planting Instructions page.
THIS PLANT CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO PR - know your state laws. Never release these plants into public lakes or waterways.