Bog Bean (Menyanthes trifoliata)

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BOG BEAN 6
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Bog Bean (Menyanthes trifoliata)

The Bog Bean is a perennial marginal pond plant which produces attractive clusters of small star-shaped white-pink blooms.  When blooming the flowers are covered in soft white bearded hairs. Other common names are buckbean, and marsh trefoil.

 

Height: Up to 6” tall 
Hardiness zone: 2-11
Bloom time: April-July
Culture: Grow in marginal shallow water, submerged, in full sun to part shade.  Likes acidic & peaty soils.  Can spread aggressively when not restrained by container planting.

Features:

  • Suitable for containers
  • Native to North America
  • Marginal pond plant
  • Winter hardy in Ohio
  • Prefers full sun to partial shade