Ornamental plant for ponds, aquatic gardens, pots and bunches. It has astringent, diuretic and laxative properties. The seeds can be a good substitute for coffee.
Flowering plant of about 60-90 cm tall. The flowers are big, scented and yellow. The leaves are pale green.
Adapts to any soil while acid and waterlogged. It is found in swamps and along riverbanks.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.
Height of plant: Plug: 40/50cm - 1 Litre Pot: 60/70cm