Scirpus Cernuus – 1L Marginal Pond Plant



  • Wildlife Friendly
  • Type: Marginal 
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Foliage Colour: Green  
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Planting Depth: 0 – 5 cm
  • Plant Growth Above Water Height: 20 – 30cm
  • Recycled Packaging 
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
Scirpus Cernuus - 1L Marginal Pond Plant £10.99

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About the Scirpus Cernuus

Bring a touch of elegance and unique texture to your aquatic garden with Scirpus Cernuus, available in 1-litre pots. Known for its delicate, hair-like green stems and compact growth habit, this versatile perennial is perfect for adding an airy, ornamental accent to ponds, water gardens, and container water features.

  • Botanical Name: Scirpus cernuus
  • Common Names: Fiber Optic Grass, Low Bulrush, White Bulrush
  • Plant Size: Grows up to 20-30 cm (8-12 inches) in height
  • Spread: Reaches a spread of 15-25 cm (6-10 inches)
  • Pot Size: 1 litre
  • Foliage: Fine, hair-like green stems with small, white, star-shaped flower clusters at the tips
  • Flowers: Tiny, inconspicuous white flowers that appear at the tips of the stems, typically blooming in summer
  • Growth Habit: Compact, tufted form
  • Hardiness Zones: 8-11
  • Water Depth: Thrives in shallow water up to 5 cm (2 inches) deep or in consistently moist soil
  • Unique Foliage: Scirpus Cernuus features fine, hair-like green stems that create a delicate, graceful appearance, adding a unique texture to your aquatic garden.
  • Compact Growth: Its small, tufted form is ideal for small ponds, water gardens, container water features, and as a decorative edge plant.
  • Versatile Planting: Suitable for pond margins, water gardens, and container planting, this plant adapts well to various aquatic and semi-aquatic environments.
  • Low Maintenance: Hardy and easy to grow, Scirpus Cernuus requires minimal care, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.
  • Wildlife Friendly: Provides habitat and shelter for small aquatic creatures, supporting local biodiversity and enhancing the ecological health of your pond.

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. It can also be planted in consistently moist soil or in containers.
  • Sunlight: Scirpus Cernuus thrives in full sun to partial shade. Provide ample light for optimal growth and appearance.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture. In a pond setting, the plant will receive adequate water naturally. For container planting, water regularly to keep the soil damp.
  • Maintenance: Trim back any overgrown or damaged stems to maintain the plant’s appearance and prevent it from becoming invasive. Divide clumps every few years to control spreading and promote vigorous growth.

Why Choose Our Scirpus Cernuus?

  • Quality Assurance: Our Scirpus Cernuus 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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