Orontium aquaticum

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Golden-club, Neverwet

Araceae

Plant Specifics

Size:to 1.5 ft tall by 2-3 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Green,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Shallow water of pools, streams, and swamps.

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Curiosity in wetland gardens.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Aquatic ----- to ----- Stays Wet
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)

Wildlife

pollinator

Pollinated by bees, flies, and beetles (Florida Wildflower Foundation)