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Lizard's Tail

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We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

$0.89
Color
White,
Categories
Perennials
Bloom Season
Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Usage
Ponds and Water Gardens, Flower Gardens And Beds, Flowering,
Usage
Ponds and Water Gardens, Flower Gardens And Beds, Flowering,
Usage
Ponds and Water Gardens, Flower Gardens And Beds, Flowering,
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Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Lizards Tail

    Posted by Carol Colquitt on 27th Aug 2019

    These arrived in great shape and packaged nicely. I got them planted.. Can't wait to see what they look like in the spring.

  • 5
    Lizards Tail Grass

    Posted by Zella Slatton on 22nd Aug 2019

    this stuff is awesome

  • 5
    Lizards Tail Grass

    Posted by Cindy Edwards on 22nd Aug 2019

    this is just amazing

  • 4
    Works well about anywhere that it is planted

    Posted by Ivy on 9th May 2016

    This plant works just about anywhere that you plant it to grow.

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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Lizard's Tail - Saururus cernuus is a Wetland Perennial Plant

The Lizard's Tail plant is called Saururus Cernuus in Latin. It is a perennial plant that is known as a swamp lily that grows up to 4 feet in height. There stem is described as hairy with few branches and heart-shaped leaves. The plant grows in marshes, along with the banks near ponds and streams and sometimes underwater. It provides a habitat for some species that attract fish. When it dies and decomposes it provides foods for aquatic invertebrates.

 Lizard's Tail Grows well in Water Gardens or Planted along Pond Edges 

The flower looks like a spike with several small white flowers. The seeds are known to form a pattern that looks like a lizards tail. The plants spread by rhizome forming colonies. It grows best in USDA hardiness zones 4-11. Planting it near a bog, or small pond is the ideal location. It is easy to plant and take care of. The flowers bloom from June through September. This plant was used by Native American for medicinal purposes. It is a plant that goes well in water gardens or planted on the edges of ponds, streams or water features. Plant in sun or partial shade. It makes an excellent ground cover too. 

It is neighborhood to Ontario, Quebec and southern New England south to Florida and Texas. In Missouri, it is by and large found in swampy woods, messes, spring branches and moderate moving streams south of the Missouri River (Steyermark). Highlights heart-shaped leaves (3-6" long) on erect, extending, to some degree crosswise stems and humble fragrant white blooms squeezed into thin, diminished, spike-like racemes (4-12" long) that hang at the tips. Blooms June to September. The blooms offer a way to deal with minimal green warty natural items. The signaling bloom/regular item spikes purportedly take after reptiles' tails, from now on the ordinary name. The blooms, leaves, and establishments of this plant have a beguiling citrus smell.

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