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Bloody Dock (Rumex sanguineus) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Bloody Dock (Rumex sanguineus) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Regular price $14.99 USD
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Elevate the allure of your pond with Bloody Dock (Rumex sanguineus), a captivating marginal pond plant that combines ornamental beauty with eco-friendly benefits. This striking plant, with its vibrant foliage and easy-care nature, is a must-have for pond enthusiasts looking to enhance their aquatic landscapes.

Key Features:

  1. Vibrant Foliage: Bloody Dock is renowned for its stunning foliage, which features elongated, lance-shaped leaves with deep red veins. This striking coloration intensifies in full sun, adding a bold splash of color to your pond environment.

  2. Easy Care: Low-maintenance and adaptable, Bloody Dock thrives in various water depths and soil types, making it ideal for both novice and experienced pond keepers. Simply provide adequate sunlight and occasional watering for optimal growth.

  3. Natural Filtration: Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Rumex sanguineus plays a vital role in maintaining water quality. The plant's roots absorb excess nutrients, helping to reduce algae growth and promote a healthy aquatic ecosystem.

  4. Wildlife Habitat: Bloody Dock provides more than just beauty; it also serves as a habitat for various pond wildlife. Frogs, insects, and other beneficial creatures find shelter among its dense foliage, contributing to a thriving, balanced ecosystem.

  5. Seasonal Interest: In addition to its striking summer foliage, Bloody Dock offers seasonal interest with its autumn display. As temperatures cool, the leaves transition to a rich, burgundy hue, adding a new dimension of color to your pondscape.

Ideal Conditions:

  • Light: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Water Depth: Suitable for shallow to medium water depths, perfect for pond edges or bog gardens.
  • Soil: Thrives in moist, well-drained soil but can tolerate occasional submersion.
  • Hardiness Zone: Hardy in zones 4-8, showcasing its adaptability to a range of climates.
Hardiness zones: 5 - 9
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  • Hitchhiker Warning

    We recommend cleaning all plants before adding them to your tank. We regularly perform quality checks prior to shipping plants. However, we cannot guarantee our plants to be snail or hitchhiker-free. If you do not want to risk snails, please consider rinsing plants, conducting a bleach dip, or quarantining plants prior to adding them in your aquarium. Snails are a natural part of working with live plants.