A picture of a American Swamp Lily

American Swamp Lily

Saururus cernuus

Also known as

Lizard's Tail, Swamp Lily, Breastweed, Water Dragon

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

American Swamp Lily Overview

This plant has heart shaped leaves and tiny white flowers that grow on bobbing raceme that look like tails.

How to propagate American Swamp Lily

Division

Divide clumps in spring.

Other uses of American Swamp Lily

Grown for their foliage.