Nymphoides aquatica

floating hearts

Nymphaeaceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      white
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Water garden, planting of surface water management pond.
Propagation: Division
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)

Ecology

Native Habitats: Water. Ponds, lakes, quiet streams, swampa, ditches, canals. This species can be seen in the Lower Hillsborough Flood Detention Area in Hillsborough County.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B