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Japanese Arrowhead

Sagittaria sagittifolia

Also known as

Hawaii Arrowhead, Old World Arrowhead, Arrowhead

Sagittaria sagittifolia OM27 by OldMuzzle (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

30cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Japanese Arrowhead

Sagittaria sagittifolia Prague 2012 1
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Sagittaria sagittifolia, 2006-07-22
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Japanese Arrowhead Overview

Herbaceous, perennial species found in wetland environments. Typically grows in water ranging from 10-50cm deep. Produces distinctive arrow-shaped foliage above the water level and linear leaves below the water. White flowers have 3 petals and many purple coloured stamens in the middle.

How to propagate Japanese Arrowhead

Seed

You can propagate from seed.

Division

Division of the roots or tubers.

Tubers

Other uses of Japanese Arrowhead

Semi-aquatic, aquatic, bog. Culinary.