Edible Aquatic Plants

Myriophyllum variifolium

Myriophyllum varifolium

A vigorous native with dark green plumes on stems which trail across the water surface. Leaves can vary in shape & tip growth is highlighted with small pink-red buds & flowers in Spring/Summer. Ideal for protection & spawning of fish. Submerge 0-40cm deep. Prefers full sun to semi-shade. ADD TO WISHLIST

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Nymphaea Assorted

Cup shaped darker pink flowers. Requires at least 45cm of water to grow. Will grow in water upto 1.8m deep. Will tolerate some shade for part of the day, but requires 5 hours of sun for best flowering results. Frost tolerant as it dies down. ADD TO WISHLIST

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Eleocharis dulcis

Eleocharis dulcis

Water Chestnut is a popular plant for shallow water & bog areas.  Plants start to grow in Spring & produce edible tubers, upto 4cm in diameter, in late Autumn.  Harvest once plant foliage dies back by washing off the soil & collecting ADD TO WISHLIST

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Cyperus papyrus

Cyperus papyrus

Cyperus Papyrus is a tall sedge (1.5 – 2.4m) of the ancient Egyptians. It is a very popular plant with great architectural structure.  Does well at the waters edge or in boggy ground.  It’s leafless triangular stems are topped with a dense head of fine branchlets. Prefers full sun and a mild climate. ADD TO WISHLIST

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