Variegated Water Celery, (Oenanthe javanica ‘flamingo’) is a great plant for along edges of your water feature, draping down a waterfalls or planted in a stream bed. You can also contain it in a bio-filter or upper pond and then it will grow to trail over your falls.
Its variegated leaves of light green,white and pink offer a colorful plant for your pond. Its also referred to as rainbow water parsley. It is also a suitable plant for a container water garden. During the heat of the summer the red color in the leaves will fade to a light pink color but return again in the fall. Variegated Water Celery should be located in sun to part shade in moist soil or water to 2 inches deep. Its height averages about 6 inches. Hardy in zones 5-11. This variety of water celery isn’t as aggressive as its mother plant, water parsley (Oensnthe sarmentosa) which sometimes grows too quickly and can cover a small pond in a single summer.
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