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Frogbit

Hydrocharis spp.

HydrocharisMorsus-ranae2 by Christian Fischer (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Frogbit Overview

Hydrocharis is a genus of 5 accepted species of floating aquatic plants in the Hydrocharitaceae family grown in cultivation for their foliage and flowers. They are native to Europe and Asia with a few found in Africa, and are also naturalised in parts of North America. H. morsus-ranae, or the European frogbit, is popular in garden ponds as it resembles a small water lily.

Common problems with Frogbit

How to propagate Frogbit

Division

Seed

Special features of Frogbit

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Frogbit

Grown for its foliage and flowers.