Cyperus Longus Sweet Gallingale

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Cyperus Longus | Sweet Gallingale

Cyperus Longus, also known as Sweet Gallingale, has dark green grass-like pendulous foliage with brown flowers. This plant makes good cover for wildlife in large ponds or lakes. Little maintenance is required. Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy.

Marginal plants are great for ponds, and will add colour, interest and wildlife habitat to your garden. Marginal pond plants like Cyperus Longus, Sweet Gallingale, make a wonderful and easy addition to any garden pond edge.

Where do you plant marginal pond plants?
Marginal Pond Plants, such as the Cyperus Longus - Sweet Gallingale can be placed in the shallow areas of a pond. This is usually around the edges, or margin, of the pond. Certain types of marginal pond plants can be planted out of the pond water in damp ground, ideal for a bog garden or water garden display.

For a guide to planting and maintaining marginal plants please click here.

Max. Height: 60-120cm
Growth Rate: Fast
Type: Freshwater Pond Marginal
Flowers: August to October
Position: Full sun to part shade
Planting Depth: 0-25cm

Please note: photo is for illustrative purposes and depending on time of year and growth rate may not reflect exactly what you receive. Pond Plants are shipped directly from the grower and are subject to a one-off £5.99 delivery surcharge regardless or order size/value. Please allow 3-10 working days for delivery on average.

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