Nymphoides cordata

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

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Little Floating Hearts


Plant Specifics

Size:.25 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Ponds, lakes, quiet streams, ditches, canals.


Recommended Uses:Water gardens and plantings of surface water management ponds.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
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, Sand



Pollinated by bees and flies.