Pontederia cordata

Pickerelweed

Ornamental wetland bunchgrass; seeds must be stored cold and wet; provides food for wildlife.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Pickerelweed
  • Species Type:
    Native
  • Product Categories:
  • Habitat:
    Marshes, swampy edges of lakes and streams, along tidal shores.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Spring/Fall
  • Flower Color:
    Purple
  • Typical Height:
    3.3 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    10 in
  • pH:
    4.9 – 8.7
  • Pollinator Value:
    High
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    OBL
  • Midwest
    OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    OBL
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    OBL
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    No
  • Salt:
    Low
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    5,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    up to 1 pound
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Hand

$124.80/lb

Description

Ornamental wetland bunchgrass; seeds must be stored cold and wet; provides food for wildlife.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Purple

FoliageColor

Green

IndicatorRegion1

OBL

IndicatorRegion2

OBL

IndicatorRegion3

OBL

IndicatorRegion4

OBL

LifeCycle

Perennial

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