Preslia Cervina – 1L Marginal Pond Plant



  • Wildlife Friendly
  • Type: Marginal 
  • Flower Colour: Violet
  • Foliage Colour: Green  
  • Flowering Season: Spring
  • Planting Depth: 0 – 5 cm
  • Plant Growth Above Water Height: 20 – 50cm
  • Recycled Packaging 
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
Preslia Cervina - 1L Marginal Pond Plant £10.99

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About the Preslia Cervina

Introduce a touch of natural elegance to your water garden with our Preslia Cervina, available in 1-litre pots. Known for its charming foliage and unique floral display, this marginal aquatic plant is perfect for adding texture and visual interest to the edges of ponds, streams, and other water features.

  • Botanical Name: Preslia cervina
  • Common Names: Blue Skullcap, Marsh Skullcap
  • Plant Size: Grows up to 30-45 cm (12-18 inches) in height
  • Spread: Reaches a spread of 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
  • Pot Size: 1 litre
  • Foliage: Narrow, lance-shaped green leaves
  • Flowers: Small, tubular blue to violet flowers, typically blooming from late spring to early autumn
  • Growth Habit: Clumping, upright form
  • Hardiness Zones: 4-8
  • Water Depth: Thrives in water up to 5 cm (2 inches) deep or in moist soil at the edge of ponds
  • Attractive Blooms: Preslia Cervina produces clusters of small blue to violet flowers that add a pop of color to your water garden, creating a serene and picturesque scene.
  • Lush Green Foliage: The narrow, lance-shaped leaves provide a lush, green backdrop for the vibrant flowers, enhancing the natural beauty of your aquatic landscape.
  • Versatile Planting: Ideal for pond margins, streams, and other water features, as well as in moist soil conditions, this plant adapts well to various aquatic and semi-aquatic environments.
  • Wildlife Friendly: The flowers attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies, supporting local biodiversity and enhancing the ecological health of your garden.
  • Low Maintenance: This hardy and easy-to-grow plant 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 crown of the plant is just above the water level. It can also be planted in moist soil around the water’s edge.
  • Sunlight: Preslia Cervina thrives in full sun to partial shade. Provide ample light for optimal growth and blooming.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture. In a pond setting, it will receive adequate water naturally. For container planting, water regularly to keep the soil damp.
  • Maintenance: Trim back any overgrown or faded foliage after flowering to maintain the plant’s appearance and encourage new growth.

Why Choose Our Preslia Cervina?

  • Quality Assurance: Our Preslia Cervina plants are nurtured with care and thoroughly inspected to ensure they are healthy and ready to thrive in your garden.
  • Sustainable Practices: We are committed to eco-friendly gardening. Our plants are grown using sustainable methods that protect the environment.
  • Expert Support: Our knowledgeable team is here to provide expert advice and tips, whether you are a novice or an experienced gardener, to help your garden flourish.

Additional information


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


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