Hottonia Palustris – 1L Marginal Pond Plant



  • Wildlife Friendly
  • Type: Marginal 
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Foliage Colour: Green  
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Planting Depth: 15 – 30 cm
  • Plant Growth Above Water Height: 30 – 60cm
  • Recycled Packaging 
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
Hottonia Palustris - 1L Marginal Pond Plant £10.99

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About the Hottonia Palustris

Add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your aquatic landscape with Hottonia Palustris, available in convenient 1-litre pots. Known for its delicate, star-shaped flowers and finely divided foliage, this graceful aquatic plant brings beauty and charm to ponds, water features, and wetland gardens.

  • Botanical Name: Hottonia palustris
  • Common Names: Water Violet, Featherfoil, Water Milfoil
  • Plant Size: Grows up to 30-60 cm (12-24 inches) in height
  • Spread: Reaches a spread of 15-30 cm (6-12 inches)
  • Pot Size: 1 litre
  • Foliage: Finely divided, fern-like leaves arranged in whorls along the stems
  • Flowers: Delicate, star-shaped flowers in shades of white, pink, or lavender, blooming from late spring to early summer
  • Growth Habit: Upright, clumping form
  • Hardiness Zones: 4-9
  • Water Depth: Thrives in shallow water up to 15-30 cm (6-12 inches) deep or in consistently moist soil at the water’s edge
  • Graceful Flowers: Hottonia Palustris produces delicate, star-shaped flowers in shades of white, pink, or lavender, adding a touch of grace and beauty to your water garden.
  • Fine Foliage: The finely divided, fern-like leaves provide a lush, textured backdrop to the flowers, enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal of the plant.
  • Adaptable Planting: Ideal for pond margins, bog gardens, and wetland areas, Hottonia Palustris thrives in moist soil and shallow water, making it a versatile addition to various aquatic environments.
  • Wildlife Habitat: The flowers attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies, while the foliage provides shelter for aquatic wildlife, supporting local biodiversity.
  • Low Maintenance: Hardy and easy to grow, Hottonia Palustris requires minimal care, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.

Planting and Care Instructions:

  • Planting: Place the 1-litre pot in shallow water or at the edge of your pond, ensuring the base of the stems is submerged. Alternatively, plant in consistently moist soil in boggy or wetland areas.
  • Sunlight: Hottonia Palustris thrives in full sun to partial shade. Provide at least 4-6 hours of direct sunlight daily for optimal flowering.
  • Watering: Maintain consistently moist soil or shallow water levels to promote healthy growth and blooming.
  • Maintenance: Remove any dead or faded flowers to encourage continuous blooming. Divide clumps every few years to control spreading and rejuvenate the plant.

Why Choose Our Hottonia Palustris?

  • Quality Assurance: Our Hottonia Palustris plants are carefully selected and nurtured to ensure they are healthy and ready to thrive in your water garden.
  • Expert Advice: Our team of horticultural experts is available to provide personalized advice and guidance to help you create and maintain a beautiful aquatic landscape.
  • Sustainable Practices: We are committed to sustainable gardening practices, ensuring the health and vitality of our plants and the environment.

Additional information


4.5cm bulb box (3), 4.5cm bulb box (6)


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