Marginal aquatic plant - Eriophorum angustifolium, Cotton Grass, Bog Cotton
A beautiful native plant with grass type foliage and fluffy heads of white cotton-like flowers. The wool used to be used for stuffing pillows and to make candle wicks. It is very hardy and can often be seen on Scottish moors.
Little maintenance is required. Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in the Autumn to tidy.
Position - Full Sun to part shade
Flowers - June to Sept
Height min - 30cm
Height max - 50cm
Planting depth min - 0cm
Planting depth max - 20cm
Flower colour - White
Growth rate - Slow