create an account
forgot passowrd?
0 item(s). $0.00
Home  |  Contact Us
(888) 530-9977
Print this page
All Grasses, Perennials, & Sedges  ::   View All Saururus  ::   View All cernuus

Lizard's Tail

Saururus cernuus

The long, creamy-white flowers of Lizard's Tail rest over heat-shaped leaves above six to eight inch long spikes. Grayish nutlets, similar to a lizard's tail, cover the spike when the flowers go to seed. All parts of the Lizard's Tail plant smell like citrus.

Striking emergent wildflower for water's edge
Citrus fragrance

Gardening Suggestions for Lizard's Tail:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Wet Soil
Fragrant
Midwest Native
Height:
18-48 Inches
Spread:
24-60 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

[more]
Great Garden Neighbors:
Pickerel Plant Pickerel Plant
Arrowhead Arrowhead

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Wet Soil
Inundated
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Midwest Native
Sun-loving
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Fragrant
Mass Planting
Icon Legend

Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage