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Dwarf Horsetail Rush (Equisetum scirpoides) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Dwarf Horsetail Rush (Equisetum scirpoides) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

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The Dwarf Horsetail Rush, scientifically known as Equisetum scirpoides, is a charming and easy-to-grow plant that adds a unique touch to any pond or water garden. This hardy perennial is a member of the horsetail family and is native to North America. Its slender, segmented stems reach heights of 8 to 16 inches, creating a striking vertical accent in your aquatic landscape.


  • Hardiness: Dwarf Horsetail Rush is a hardy plant that thrives in various growing conditions. It can tolerate both full sun and partial shade, making it a versatile choice for pond owners.

  • Growth Habit: This plant forms dense clumps of upright stems that add a vertical element to your pond's design. The segmented stems resemble miniature bamboo, adding a touch of elegance to the water's edge.

  • Low Maintenance: Dwarf Horsetail Rush is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care once established. It is a great choice for beginners and experienced pond enthusiasts alike.

Ideal Conditions:

  • Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade.

  • Water Depth: Can be planted in water up to 6 inches deep.

  • Planting: Plant in containers with aquatic soil and place in the pond, ensuring the crown of the plant is above the waterline.


  • Aesthetic Appeal: The unique appearance of Dwarf Horsetail Rush adds texture and interest to your pond's edge or shallow water areas.

  • Habitat: Provides shelter and habitat for aquatic creatures such as fish and amphibians.

Enhance the beauty and biodiversity of your pond with the graceful Dwarf Horsetail Rush. Its striking appearance and easy-care nature make it a must-have plant for any water garden enthusiast.

Hardiness zones: 4 - 10
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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.