Good for softening edges of ponds this native plant has minute greenish flowers on its main spike but is enclosed by a spectacular white spathe May-Aug with clusters of red berries (toxic to young children) Aug-Nov. Scent attracts an abundance of wetland flies and beetles. Full sun or half shade. Can be propagated by division of the rhizome.
A naturalised plant to the British Isles
Planting position: Pond marginal shelf up to 15cm deep or very wet soil