White Pickerel Rush (Alba Pontederia Cordata)
White Pickerel Rush adds a nice vertical point of interest to your pond with large green leaves and white flower spikes during the summer months from June into October! The pretty, white flower spikes are attractive to butterflies and honey bees! Pickerel Rush is a wonderful plant to use for pond filtration as it takes up a lot of nutrients in the pond, helping to prevent algae.
Height Grows 24 - 30 inches tall
Width 18 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade (Does best in full sun)
Moisture Requirements Wet, with up to 8 inches of water above the roots (Deepest depth is for mature plants)
Bloom Blooms all summer into fall
Zone Hardy in zones 5 - 11
Plant in wide containers in your pond to keep from over-spreading in full sun to part shade, with up to 8 inches of water over top of container. Grows to 30 inches tall with a 24 inch spread. Hardy in zones 5 - 11. White Pickerel Rush is a great pond plant for water filtration!