Botanical name: Eriophorum angustifolium
Other names: Common cotton grass
Species: E. angustifolium - E. angustifolium is a vigorous evergreen perennial suitable for pond margins. It forms clumps of grass-like leaves and in summer, bears conspicuous flowers that have long, silky, white hairs.
Eriophorum angustifolium is: Evergreen
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Green in All seasons
Pests: Generally pest-free
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Deadhead regularly. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Eriophorum angustifolium (Common cotton grass) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Aquatic, Bog garden, Waterside
Cultivation: Plant in the shallow margins of pools or consistently moist, acidic soil in full sun.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions, Pond/In water
Soil pH: Acid
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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