Variegated Horsetail
  • Variegated Horsetail

    Equisetum variegatum 


    Horsetails are an ancient and primitive plant family related to ferns. An unusual plant with dark, evergreen erect stems with furrowed ridges. Tolerant of acidic soil. Would provide an unusual and striking texture along a pond or water feature where water is seeping.  Spreads primarily vegetatively and also by spores in mid summer.

    • Characteristics

      Type: Perennial

      Height: 8-12 Inches

    • Growth Conditions

      Light: Full Sun

      Soil: Moist to Wet, Loam/Organic & Sandy/Gravel Soil

      Habitat: Sandy Lakeshore, Riverbeds, Fens & Wet Meadows

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    Nursery Location:

    (Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

    5420 Hwy 6 

    Guelph ON 

    N1H 6J2

    Phone: 519-760-0055


    Mailing Address:

    2 Cassino Avenue

    Guelph, ON

    N1E 2H8

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