Swan Flower, Butomus Umbellatus | An ideal marsh plant!
Chris van der Velde
Swan Flower, the swamp plant that releases oxygen to the water in your pond and thus keeps the pond in balance! Because the water plant is hardy, it comes through every season without any difficulty and blooms beautifully every year!
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All about the swan flower
- What are swan flowers?
- How do you plant the swan flower?
- When does swan flower bloom?
- How many swan flowers in the pond?
What are swan flowers?
The swan flower is a marsh plant that releases oxygen to pond water through its filtering action. This makes the aquatic plant ideal for any pond. The swan flower is a strong hardy aquatic plant that survives every season without problems and blooms a little more beautifully every year. The swan flower has large beautiful pink flowers that resemble little swans in shape, hence the name; swan flower!
How do you plant the swan flower?
Swan Flower can be planted at a maximum depth of 40 centimeters in the pond, the water plant can grow about 1 meter high and grows quickly. You plant the aquatic plant at the bottom of the pond in a pond basket, from here the roots of the aquatic plant can find their way into the pond bottom by themselves and you have very little to worry about.
When does swan flower bloom?
The swan flower, also known as Butomus Umbellatus, blooms in the spring. The aquatic plant blooms for about three months a year, beautiful large pink flowers grow on the stems of the aquatic plant. The flowering time may vary somewhat from year to year, it depends on the temperatures.
How many swan flowers in the pond?
According to pond specialist Simon van der velde, it is recommended to plant a minimum of 1 basket (with 4 plants) and a maximum of 4 baskets per square meter. The amount per square meter depends on how quickly one wants to balance the pond or water feature and the visual requirements one has.
Frequently asked questions about swan flowers
Want to buy Swan Flower? At van der Velde aquatic plants you have come to the right place! At our nursery you buy organic home-grown water plants with a 100 percent growth and flowering guarantee!
Swan flowers are strong and easy aquatic plants, the plants get through each season without difficulty and bloom every year. The only thing you can do is to remove excess stems, but even this is not a must.
Simon van der Velde
Pond specialist and aquatic plant grower since 1986
Simon's vision is to let nature do its work in your pond. No need to buy all kinds of measuring equipment and water improvers. If the fish are swimming nicely and the plants are growing well, then the water in the pond is of good quality. With a good planting plan and the right approach, you can save a lot of money and maintenance, and ensure a clear, biologically balanced pond that becomes more beautiful every year.