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Hygrophila Genus

Water wisteria

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General Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • WaterMoist

Description

Hygrophila genus (Water wisteria). These are deciduous or evergreen perennial; they are submerged water plants and marsh plants grown for their foliage. They are frost tender, min 13C, You can propagate by stem cuttings in the spring or summer.

Characteristics

Perennials, Deciduous or Evergreens, Aquatics

Origin

Africa and Asia

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage.

Cultivation

Regularly remove fading leaves.

Propagation

Stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Can be damaged by water snails.

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