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Red Plantain (Plantago major 'rubrifolia') 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Red Plantain (Plantago major 'rubrifolia') 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Regular price $54.99 USD
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Red Plantain, scientifically known as Plantago major 'rubrifolia,' is a stunning hardy marginal pond plant that adds a pop of vibrant color to any water garden. Its striking red and bronze foliage creates a beautiful contrast against the greenery of traditional pond plants, making it a focal point in your aquatic landscape.

This low-maintenance plant thrives in moist soil or shallow water, making it perfect for planting at the edge of ponds or in boggy areas. Red Plantain is a versatile plant that can adapt to a variety of growing conditions, including full sun to partial shade, making it ideal for almost any pond environment.

Not only does Red Plantain enhance the visual appeal of your pond, but it also serves a functional purpose. Its foliage provides shelter and protection for aquatic wildlife, while its flowers attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies, adding life and activity to your pond ecosystem.

Add a touch of elegance and color to your water garden with Red Plantain. Whether planted along the edge of your pond or in containers partially submerged in water, this hardy marginal pond plant is sure to delight both you and your pond's inhabitants.

Key Features:

  • Striking red and bronze foliage
  • Hardy and low-maintenance
  • Adaptable to various growing conditions
  • Provides shelter and protection for aquatic wildlife
  • Attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies

Planting Instructions:

  • Plant in moist soil or shallow water at the edge of the pond
  • Ensure the plant's crown is at or slightly below the water level
  • Water regularly to keep the soil or planting medium moist
  • Trim back any dead or damaged foliage as needed

    Hardiness zones: 3 - 11

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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.