Plantain - Large-flowered Water (Alisma triviale)
Large-Flowered Water Plantain is a tough, water-loving plant that tolerates a wide range of conditions. The large basal leave are about a foot tall, oftentimes with red stems and veins. In early summer, an airy flowering stalk emerges from the foliage, holding the small white blossoms 3 feet above the water line. Each flower has 3 creamy petals with a spot of yellow at their base and surround a bright green center.
Sun Exposure - Full
Soil Moisture - Wet
Height - 3 feet
Bloom Time - June, July, August, September
Bloom Color - White
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.