Cotton Grass 9cm Pot (Eriophorum angustifolium)

Eriophorum augustifolium. A low growing perennial grass. Cotton  like heads on long stalks Found on swamps/bogs in acid soils. Flowers: April – May. Height: 15 – 60 cm..  Zone B

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1 - 9£3.9000 Price Per Plant
10 - 0£3.6000 Price Per Plant

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Description

Also known as Common Cottage Sedge,  it grows on peat or acidic soils, in open wetland, heath or moorland. It begins to flower in April or May and, after fertilisation in early summer, the small, unremarkable brown and green flowers develop distinctive white bristle-like seed-heads that resemble tufts of cotton; combined with its ecological suitability to bog, these characteristics give rise to the plant’s alternative name, bog cotton. Can be cultivated as a low-maintenance wildflower, suitable for meadows, ponds margins or bog gardens.