Marginals - Pond Plants

Reedmace Bulrush - Typha latifolia

The Reed Mace (Typha latifolia) or familiar Bulrush is found at the sides of ponds and rivers. It grows to 8ft (2.5m).

A robust perennial with stout, far-creeping rhizome giving rise to extensive patches. Minute female flowers are massed in the brown spikes, which remain into the winter. The current height of the plants is approximately 10-20cm.

If you are looking to plant up a pond or wetland area or create a reedbed, read our Planting Guide for Wildlife Ponds & Reedbeds

  • Plant in wet, open and upland sites
  • Likes most wet soil types
  • Found in and around ponds, lakes, lochs, marshes and wetlands
  • Native to the British Isles



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