Water Plantain

9cm Pot, Wildflower Plugs

Alisma plantago-aquatica. A stout hairless perennial, with a tuft of leaves and leafless stems bearing numerous small white-lilac flowers. Margins and shallows of ponds, ditches and lakes.

Step 1: Select Product Option
Step 2: Enter Quantity
Total: £ 0.00

Latin Name: Alisma plantago-aquatica

Common Name(s): Water Plantain

Plant Type: Perennial

Habitat: Floating-Leaved Rooting Plants - Zone D





Flowering Time:

May - July

SKU: NS-877 Categories: ,


Water-plantain is a long-stalked, tall, aquatic plant that is often found in shallow water or along the muddy banks of slow-moving watercourses. Has been known as Common Waterplantain, European Water Plantain, Great Water Plantain, Mad-dog Weed. Water-plantain starts to flower in June, and continues throughout the summer. However, individual flower heads are very short-lived. The white flowers open in the afternoon, and withers six hours later.

Alisma Plantago is a perennial herb that flowers during summer months, and makes a great pond plant in aquatic baskets or as a marginal plant in wet soil.

Additional information



Country of Origin


Flowering Time

May, July