How to grow Pontederia cordata

Pontederia cordata grow and care – 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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How to grow 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?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, fish (for roots)

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead part

Size of the plant?
0.5-1.2 m, 20-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

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

Scientific name:

Pontederia cordata

How to grow Pontederia cordata

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Pontederia cordata

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