Arrow-arum (Peltandra virginica)
Arrow-arum is named as such because of its distinct arrowhead-shaped leaves. It is often grown in standing water and wet soils, with a thick and sturdy stem and roots to support itself. It blooms in summer in wet areas like marshes and swamps.
|Care||How to Harvest||Mature Size||Notes/Uses|
|Tolerant to both acidic and alkaline water, from 5 to 9 pH; Partial shade is recommended to help retain moisture and water but can survive with much less sunlight when compared to other aquatic plants||Is harvested from the root as a rhizome||Can grow up to two feet tall without support||Can be used to improve the water quality of small freshwater ponds by taking in minerals from sediment|