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Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort 

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Oenanthe javanica

Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort
Family: Apiaceae / Umbelliferae
Origin: Eastern Asia
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistRegular waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
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The flavour is reminiscent of carrots or parsley. A major vegetable in many parts of the Orient, the leaves are a rich source of vitamins and minerals.

Oenanthe javanica Flamingo - a variegated form with leaves splashed and zoned pale pink, cream and white, it has been especially recommended as a good ground cover plant for wet situations.

Although no specific mention of toxicity has been seen for this species, it belongs to a genus that contains a number of very poisonous plants and so some caution is advised.



Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort 

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Oenanthe javanica Flamingo
Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort 

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Oenanthe javanica Flamingo
Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort 

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Oenanthe javanica Flamingo


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