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PARROTFEATHER FOR THE WATER GARDEN

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: February 21st, 2014 | 14 Comments on PARROTFEATHER FOR THE WATER GARDEN

parrotfeather myriophyllum aquaticum

Parrotfeather! Half the fun of acquiring this water garden plant is the appeal of its name. Parrotfeather is a semi-emergent aquatic weed, unwelcome in most natural waterways, with the only trait slightly resembling the feathering of a parrot would be its green coloration; and that’s given that the parrot in question is a green one! This water garden plant looks a bit more like a soft green bottle brush, but the name Parrotfeather is much easier to market in the aquatic plant industry!

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