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Parrot's Feather

Posted on August 10, 2016 at 6:10 PM

Myriophyllum aquaticum Parrot's Feather

  • Height:  1 - 6 inches tall, spreads 2 - 3 feet
  • Hardiness:  USDA hardiness zones 6 - 10
  • Uses:  Water Gardens

The fine textured foliage of Myriophyllum gives it the  common name of Parrot's Feather or Diamond Milfoil.  This plant should be potted in a container with about 6" of water over the rim of the pot.  From there it will grow up and spread out across the water's surface.  It will grow in part to full sun and is beneficial in providing shade for the fish in your pond.  Myriophyllum brasiliense has colorful red stems.

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Categories: Aquatics