Branched bur reed is an interesting native plant, happiest in either still or slow moving water. Sun or semi-shade. A good plant for food and shelter for wildlife. Interesting prickly green fruit in August.
Please note this has been cut back after flowering.
Sparganium Dioscorides’ name for bur-reed; erectum upright erect
Planting position: Pond marginal shelf up to 40cm deep; or very wet soil