Butomus genus (Flowering rush). This genus consists of one species of deciduous, perennial rush-like, marginal water plant. The leaves are narrow and angular with sharp edges. The tall stems produce umbels of sweetly scented pink and white flowers which will bloom in the summer. They are fully hard and will require an open sunny situation in up to 25cm depth of water. You can propagate by divisions in the spring or by seeds in spring or late summer.
Europe and Asia
Grown for its flowers.
Division in spring or by seed in spring or late summer.
Water-lily aphid may cause problems.
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