Red Stemmed Thalia (Thalia Geniculata Ruminoides) Add some drama to your water garden feature with Red Stemmed Thalia! Large, eye catching green leaves on brilliant red stems. Grows 4 - 6 feet tall and has lavender-purple blooms in summer. Red Stemmed Thalia is a real knockout when planted as a focal point in your pond or water garden! This is a robust plant that grows very quickly in moist to wet soil and warm weather conditions.
Height Grows 4 - 6 feet tall
Width 3 foot spread
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil to water above the roots
Zone Hardy in zones 8a - 10b
Plant in full sun to part shade in loam soil with shallow water above the roots. If planting in a terrestrial garden, soil must be kept evenly moist, especially during dry spells.
*Also called Alligator Flag as the leaves of the plant would shake when alligators were present at the base of the plant.