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Bogbean - Plant

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Menyanthes is an aquatic, rhizomatous perennial of shallow water, with leaves composed of 3 broadly elliptic or ovate leaflets, and star-shaped flowers with fringed petals
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Description for Bogbean

Menyanthes is a monotypic genus of flowering plant in the family Menyanthaceae containing the single species Menyanthes trifoliata.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Menyanthes trifoliata whitish-pink May to June0.75 to 1.00 feeteasy to grow

Planting and care

Members of the Menyanthes genus are hardy Perennials.They naturally grow in boggy and watery areas and have green leaves and white star shaped flowers.They flower from spring through to summer.Common names for Menyanthes include Bog bean and Buck bean.

Grow in baskets in a large pond in water up to 25cm deep, or grow in muddy pool margins. Grow in full sun to encourage flowering

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full sun to part shade well-drained soilwetminus 25cApply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Bogbean

    Full Sunlight. Grows in very moist soil, bogs, and shallow water. Peaty soil. Cool area. Regular watering to maintain heavy moisture, best grown in a container at the edge of a pond. Deadhead. Once established do not disturb unless they become overcrowded.

Typical uses of Bogbean

Special features: Transitional plant for water gardens and ponds. Bog gardens.

Culinary use: Bogbean contains the bitter glucosides, menyanthin (found in the leaves) and loganin (found in the roots). It also contains a small amount of volatile oil and the flavonglycosides, hyperoside and rutin.This strongly bitter herb has been utilised for a long time as a folk medicine.

Ornamental use:

Medicinal use: Bogbean is a plant. The bogbean fruit resembles a small bean and is commonly found in swamps or bogs, which is the reason for its name. People use the bogbean leaf to make medicine. Bogbean is used for achy joints (rheumatism), rheumatoid arthritis, loss of appetite, and upset stomach.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.gardenershq.com/
  • http://www.herbal-supplement-resource.com

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