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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Aquatic. Quiet pools in spring-run streams, spring-fed lakes and ponds, still water.|
|Recommended Uses:||Ponds, streams.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Aquatic (always flooded) ----- to ----- Aquatic|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil/Substrate:||Pond, lake, or stream bottom, Organic material (muck)|
Everything from flies, to beetles, and various sorts of bees have been recorded on water lilies (In Defense of Plants blog). Given the yellow color, this plant may attract primarily bees and flies.