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A picture of a Branched Bur-Reed

Branched Bur-Reed

Sparganium erectum

Also known as

Exotic Bur-Reed, Simple-Stem Burr-Reed, Bur-reed

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Branched Bur-Reed Overview

This is a semi-evergreen upright, aquatic perennial with linear leaves. In early summer, this bears flowering spikes of round, green-brown flowerheads followed by prickly brown fruits.

How to propagate Branched Bur-Reed

Division

Seed or division in spring.

Seed