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Thalia

Thalia spp.

Thalia geniculata by Meneerke bloem (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Thalia dealbata CF2P6836
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Thalia Overview

Found in marshy habitats in the Americas and Africa, this genus comprises of around 6 species of evergreen or deciduous marginal aquatic plants. They have clumps of tall lance-shaped leaves and long stems carrying panicles of small flowers. In cultivation they require protection from frost. A common name for these plants is alligator flag.

How to propagate Thalia

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division in spring.

Other uses of Thalia

Grown for their foliage and flowers.