Nymphoides peltata growing leaf plant rhizome of the genus Nymphoides also known as Fringed water lily, Nymphoides peltata perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental water plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, desert, subtropics or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10a.
Leaves color green round like “eaten triangle in the middle” like packman, leaves float on the water.
Nymphoides peltata flower
Flower color yellow, the flowers with 5 petals and the stamens and the inner yellow.
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Requirements for Nymphoides peltata growing and care:
Aquatic environment, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but some variety to get the same flower better to do
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
For the roots and the leaves fish
How to prune:
Dead leaves and deadhead
Size of the plant:
Flower 2-5cm (1-2 inches) above the water, leaves on the water and under that water 0.3-2 m (12-80 inches)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers with five petals