Unusual flowers in umbels of white color with pink button in the center, it should be planted immersed in water from 0 to 20 cm deep in the banks of ornamental ponds.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 20 cm|
|Spacing:||5 plants per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
Butomus umbellatus 'Schneeweisschen' or 'Alba' produces white flowers arranged in umbrella, is derived from a selection of classic B. Umbrellatus. It looks like a small underground rhizome, brown color, leave from a long narrow leaves and green sword; It reaches a height ranging from 50 to 150 cm. The base of the plant is submerged under water and wood. In early summer it produces white flowers in the shape of umbrella as high as up to 60 cm. It is cultivated submerged from 0 to 20 cm of water on the banks of lakes and streams, prefers a full sun or partial shade position and a neutral or slightly acid soil.
Not sensitive to frost and tolerates harsh winters with temperatures down to -25 ° C.
On sale from March to October.