Menyanthes trifoliata
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Hardiness Zone: 3-9 Height: 0.75-1.0 feet; 0.22-0.3 metres Spread: 1-2 feet; 0.3-0.6 metres Sun: Full sun to part shade Water: Wet Wildlife: Attractive to bees and pollinating insects. Provides egg laying sites for adult dragonfly. Bloom Colour: White with purple hairs Culture: Menyanthes trifoliata Noteworthy Characteristics: Menyanthes trifoliata, an aquatic perennial, makes neat little islands of vertical green waxy leaves. It sprouts from stout, under-water rhizomes and produces masses of leaves in threes, each leaf about five inches long. Clusters of lovely five-petaled, white, fringed flowers with purple hairs appear in early- to mid-summer on stalks just above the leaves. Garden Uses: bog garden; container; ground cover; pond edges