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botanical name:
Pontederia cordata
Pontederia cordata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pickerel weed, Wampee
family:  Pontederiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season:
aspect: full sun
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Marginal aquatic making large clumps of glossy lance shaped leaves. Spikes of intense blue flowers are produced over a long period from late summer to autumn.

cultivation:
Needs a planting depth of about 23cm.

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