A picture of a Hydrocharis

Hydrocharis

Hydrocharis spp.

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

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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HydrocharisMorsus-ranae2
Hydrocharis

Hydrocharis 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 Hydrocharis

How to propagate Hydrocharis

Division

Seed

Special features of Hydrocharis

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Hydrocharis

Grown for its foliage and flowers.