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Eichornia crassipes

Common Name(s):
Water hyacinth
Cultivar(s):
Major , Aurea
Category:
Water Garden
Comment:

Requires abundant sunlight and warm temperatures; long, feathery, dangling roots; spreads by stolons; can become invasive

Height:
6 in.
Foliage:
Balloon-like petioles swollen with spongy tissue; rosette of pale green, shiny, rounded leaves
Flower:
Pale blue to lavender flowers with yellow spots on 6 in. spikes

NCCES plant id: 2337

Eichornia crassipes Eichornia crassipes