A lovely blooming, emergent aquatic plant that does not tolerate drying out. Forms colonies and can spread rapidly by rhizome, so a good first wetland plant to fill space and restore habitat quickly. Does not do well in fast moving waters. Seeds are valued by wildlife, and edible for humans!

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Wet

Soil Type: Muck, Shallow Water

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Time: Jul-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mainly bumblebees, and occasionally sulphur butterflies. Hosts several moths, including the pickerelweed borer moth, and a leaf beetle. Seeds are eaten by many species of duck including mallards, black ducks, wood ducks, and teals. Occasionally browsed by deer and muskrat. Provides valuable habitat to wildlife both in and out of the water.

Qty available:10

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