Pontederia cordata growing herbaceous of the genus Pontederia also known as Pickerelweed, Pontederia cordata perennial evergreen used as ornamental water plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, desert, subtropics or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 3+.
Leaves color green the leaves in spoon to arrow shape.
Pontederia cordata flower
Flower color can be: purple, blue or white, flowers small and grow on stem in inflorescence, 5 petals with yellow spot in the middle.
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Requirements for Pontederia cordata growing and care:
Aquatic environment, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, fish (for roots)
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
0.5-1.2 m, 20-48 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Purple, blue or white small flowers and grow on stem in inflorescence, 5 petals with yellow spot in the middle