Aztec Arrowhead (Sagittaria Montevidensis)
Aztec Arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis) is a beautiful aquatic plant with arrowhead shaped, large, thick green leaves and small, white flowers with a burgundy eye and golden-yellow centers. This is a robust plant that grows well in full sun to part shade with its' roots kept in 4 - 6 inches of water. Aztec Arrowhead makes a striking focal point when planted in a container and placed in the shallow area of the pond. Also does well on banks of ponds, lakes and streams and can be used for erosion control, naturalizing or rain gardens. Aztec Arrowhead blooms all summer long.
Height 2 - 3 feet tall
Width 12 - 18 inches wide
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade (Blooms best in full sun)
Moisture Requirements Very moist soil or shallow water above the roots
Zone Hardy in zones 8 - 11
Plant your Aztec Arrowhead in 2 - 3 gallon containers or 14 inch fabric planters as this is a robust plant. Use loam soil to fill your containers and place containers in the pond with a few inches (4 - 6 inches) of water above the container, in full sun to part shade. Aztec Arrowhead blooms best when planted in full sun. Fertilize once each month with a slow release fertilizer like Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs.
*Fabric planting bags are great for marginal plants and on the bottom or shelves of your pond! Convenient, very easy to use and sold in different sizes to meet your aquatic plantings needs. Allows your plants' access to oxygen at the roots to aid in plant health and optimum growth of plants.