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Fairy Moss

Azolla filiculoides

Also known as

Mosquito Plant, Water Fern, Pacific Azolla, Pacific Mosquitofern, Azolla, Fern Azolla, Large Mosquito Fern, Duckweed Fern

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

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Fairy Moss Overview

This wild-flowering species is from tropical America. It resembles a feathery duck weed and will turn red in the autumn. It will not produce any flowers.

Other uses of Fairy Moss

Grown for the foliage and to control algae by reducing light beneath water.