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Hydrocharis Genus

Frogbit

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • Soil pH9.0
  • WaterWet

Description

Hydrocharis genus (Frogbit). These are species of deciduous, perennial floating water plant. It is grown for its foliage and flowers. It is fully hardy and will require an open, sunny position in still water. Propagation is by detaching young plantlets as required.

Characteristics

Perennials, Deciduous, Aquatics

Origin

Europe, Africa and Asia

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage and flowers.

Propagation

Detaching young plantlets as required.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaves may be disfigured by water snails.

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