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Pond Plants - Greater Reedmace

21st Nov 2019

Typha latifolia

Description: This plant has long 2 - 4cm broad leaves. The stem produces a dark-cream flower head which gives way to a dark-brown, sausage-shaped seed head.

Other Common Names: Common Bulrush, Broadleaf Cattail, Common Cattail, Great Reedmace, Cooper's Reed, Cat o' Nine Tails, Asparagus of the Cossacks, Baccobolts, Blackcap, Blackhead, Blackamoor, Bull Segg, Candlewick, Dod, Marsh Beetle, Marsh Pestle, Flax tail, Mat reed, Water torch, Nail rod.

Planting Zone: 2/3.

Origin: Native to North and South America, Great Britain, Eurasia and Africa.

Months Available to Buy: March - October.

Height: 150 - 300cm.

Spread: 300cm.

Flowers: June - August.