Lizard's Tail 25 For $79.99

  • Lizards Tail
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    Lizards Tail

    Posted by Teddy Knoe on Aug 30, 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to our yard.

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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.

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Lizard's Tail Grass, or Saururus cernuus, is an Aquatic Perennial Plant. 

Lizard's Tail plant is typically 1-2 feet tall but can reach a height of 4 feet. This plant enjoys the sun but will bloom in full to partial shade. The medium-sized leaves are heart or arrow-shaped. The leaves will be 1 1/2 inches wide and 3-4 inches long. Lizards' Tail bloom from June to September. This plant produces a bottle brush spike of white flowers.

Lizard's Tail is Native to the Marshes and Wetlands of Florida

These flowers later form seed pods once they reach maturity, making them resemble a lizard's Tail, where the flower gets its name. These seed pods are wildlife food in their native habitat, though the plant is not known to be a food item. This plant grows into small colonies from underground runners, so it may occasionally need to be divided, which can be done in spring. While this plant can be put into the ground, as long as it is a very wet area, it is common to find it immersed in a container in home ponds. When planted in a pot for a pond, it can be planted in 6 inches of water.

Lizard's Tail requires very little maintenance.

This Grass is a very fragrant plant, the leaves, roots, and blooms have a pleasant citrus scent. This is an easy-care plant that isn't known to have problems with insects or disease. You'll usually find people using this plant in water or bog gardens. Another frequent use is around pond edges or in ornamental pools. It also grows well in tubs.


This is a great plant to add to the areas around your pond or lakes. It also likes moist to dry soil conditions. This plant will also provide fish and other water wildlife food. This plant would even look great in a water garden.

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Climate Zone: 5-9

Mature Height: 4 Feet

 Mature Width: 1-2 Feet

 Growth/Year: 1-2 Feet

 Sunlight: Full Sunlight

 Soil Conditions: Wet Soils

 Botanical Name: Saururus Cernuus

 Type: Herbaceous perennial

 Family: Saururaceae

 Ships As - Bareroot Plant



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