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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