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Pickerel Weed (Pontederia cordata) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Pickerel Weed (Pontederia cordata) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

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Pickerel Weed, scientifically known as Pontederia cordata, is a delightful addition to any pond or water garden. This hardy marginal aquatic plant features striking lance-shaped leaves that add a pop of greenery to the water's edge. In summer, Pickerel Weed produces charming spikes of violet-blue flowers, attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies.


  • Hardy marginal pond plant suitable for all pond sizes.
  • Adds natural beauty with its vibrant green foliage.
  • Features stunning violet-blue flower spikes in the summer.
  • Provides a habitat for beneficial wildlife like pollinators.

Care Instructions: Pickerel Weed thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers wet, marshy conditions. Plant in moist soil at the pond's edge or in shallow water (up to 6 inches deep). Regular pruning helps maintain its shape and encourage new growth. Hardy in USDA zones 3-11.


  • Plant Type: Marginal Pond Plant
  • Botanical Name: Pontederia cordata
  • Mature Size: 2-3 feet tall, 1-2 feet wide
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
  • Bloom Time: Summer
Hardiness zones: 5 - 11
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