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Water Fringe

Nymphoides peltata

Also known as

Fringed water lily, Yellow floating heart

Photo by AllaM (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

2.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Water Fringe Overview

This is a very hardy species, The small, heart-shaped submerged leaves grow near the very long rhizomes, the surface leaves are bright green with black markings on their upper surfaces and reddish tinges below.

How to propagate Water Fringe

Division

You can propagate by dividing the rootstock in late winter or early spring.

Other uses of Water Fringe

Grown for their flowers.

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