Marsh plant from the characteristic inflorescence white star-shaped. Love the shallow water, should be used with a planting density of 5 plants per square meter.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 10 cm|
|Spacing:||0.5 plants per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||June - September|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
The Dichromena colorata, is a perennial marsh plant belonging to the family Cyperaceae native to Central America. During the flowering period, around June, the apex of the leaves is also tinged white extolling the characteristic star shape that makes Dichromena a very decorative plant from mid-summer to late autumn, when the leaves begin to wither before the winter rest. It has green leaves, smooth. It reaches a height of 30-60 cm and prefers moist soils and rich, to be placed in full sun and in shade. Must be cultivated in the wetland or wetland pond surrounded by a maximum of 10 cm. It also has an excellent ground cover action.
Subtropical plant that can stand the cold, can withstand winter temperatures down to -12 ° C.
On sale from March to October.