lizard tail

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    First off - THANKS for all your wonderful advice! Got a question on a lizard tail...Are the leaves supposed to be above water when planted? I got it from EBay and there were no instructions that came with it.
     

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    Lizard tail is a marginal, so it should be planted where the crown will be no more than 6" below the water. Most marginals like to be 4-6" deep; some can tolerate a bit more, others like a bit less.
     
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    I planted it this year, and what @Lisak1 said is the instructions I got with it.
     
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    Thanks!!! How about pickerel rush? How does it like to be planted?
     
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    Another marginal. Same as above. My pickerel will creep out a little deeper from the main plant (not potted) but it still likes to start out in about 4 inches of water.
     
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    I have both in my pond, both around 6 inches deep in the water, some of the lizard tail is in the bog, gravel and water.
     
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    both will grow with the water line just below the surface / gravel. or like others have said in 6" of water and deeper under optimum conditions
     
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