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Alisma

Alisma spp.

Alisma canaliculatum var. harimense by Show ryu (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Alisma Overview

A genus of 11 species of aquatic rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plants in the Alismataceae family with a wide distribution in wetland habitats worldwide. Known commonly as water-plantains, some species are cultivated as pond marginal specimens for their attractive rosettes of elliptic leaves held atop long stalks and whorls of delicate white or pink flowers in Spring.

How to propagate Alisma

Division

By division in spring.

Seed

Seed in late summer.

Other uses of Alisma

Grown for their foliage and flowers.