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Euryale Genus

Gorgon plant

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)

Description

Euryale genus (Gorgon plant). This is one species of annual it is a deep-water plant. It will produce large floating leaves, the flowers have deep purple petals. They are frost tender, min 5C, and will need full light with constant warmth and heavy feeding. You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Characteristics

Perennials, Aquatics

Other common names

Fox nuts

Origin

Asia

Interest and use

Grown for its floating foliage (aquatic); is suitable only for a tropical pool.

Cultivation

Requires constant warmth and heavy feeding.

Propagation

Seed in spring.

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