How to grow Nymphoides peltata

Nymphoides peltata grow and care – 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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How to grow 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:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
For the roots and the leaves fish

Pruning season:
All year

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:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers with five petals

Scientific name:

Nymphoides peltata

How to grow Nymphoides peltata

Nymphoides peltata

Nymphoides peltata plant care


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
  • Water plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9