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Floating heart

Nymphoides spp.

WhiteFlower by Edward Jaser (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Floating heart Overview

A genus containing 34 accepted species of deciduous, rhizomatous aquatic perennials in the Menyanthaceae family with a wide distribution in tropical zones of the world. Also known as floatingheart, members of this genus have disc-shaped or kidney-shaped floating leaves and small fringed usually yellow or white flowers held above the water surface. It is suitable for growing at pond margins.

How to propagate Floating heart

Division

You can propagate by dividing the rootstock in late winter or early spring.

Other uses of Floating heart

Grown for their flowers.