Water Starwort (Callitriche Palustris)

Water Starwort (Callitriche Palustris)

Regular price €4.95

Callitriche Palustris - Aquatic Marvel

Potted Callitriche Palustris
Common Name: Water Starwort
Other Names: Swamp Waterwort, Bog Starwort
Indoors or Outdoor: Aquatic, Outdoor
Size: Varies, typically 10-30 cm in height

Callitriche Palustris - Delivery

Delivery Info: Your Callitriche Palustris will be carefully packaged to ensure its safe arrival at your doorstep.

Callitriche Palustris - Characteristics

Mature Size: 10-30 cm in height
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Delicate, branching stems with small bright green leaves
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy
Diseases: Generally disease-resistant

Callitriche Palustris - Uses

Uses in Garden: Ideal for water gardens, ponds, and wetland areas. Provides habitat for aquatic wildlife.

Callitriche Palustris - Plant Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Shallow water or wet soil
Is it Frost Hardy: Yes, frost-hardy
Fast or Slow Growing: Fast-growing
Pruning Advice: Trim back to control growth and maintain a tidy appearance.

Callitriche Palustris - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

Sowing Time: Spring to early summer
Instructions: Plant the potted Callitriche Palustris directly into the shallow edges of your water feature or in moist soil near the water's edge.
Trench Preparation: Create a shallow trench along the water's edge or in a wet area of your garden.
Positioning of Plants: Place the potted Callitriche Palustris in the trench so that the top of the pot is level with the surrounding soil.
Plant Spacing: Space plants about 15-30 cm apart to allow for growth and natural spreading.
Pruning Instructions: Trim back excessive growth as needed to prevent overcrowding.

Facts About Callitriche Palustris
Callitriche Palustris, also known as Water Starwort, is a versatile aquatic plant that adds a touch of elegance to any water garden. With its delicate branching stems and vibrant green leaves, it thrives in shallow water or moist soil near the water's edge. This fast-growing plant is frost-hardy and provides essential habitat for aquatic wildlife while maintaining a clean and inviting water feature.

Bring the beauty of nature's aquatic marvel into your outdoor space with Callitriche Palustris. Whether you're creating a tranquil pond or enhancing the biodiversity of your wetland area, this plant is sure to captivate with its graceful presence and ease of care.

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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge. 

Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things. 

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Local Delivery, 12km of Windyridge - €15.00

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