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PlantFiles: Indian Marshweed
Limnophila indica

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Limnophila (lim-no-FIL-uh) (Info)
Species: indica (IN-dih-kuh) (Info)

Category:
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative MotherNature4 On Sep 4, 2010, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This aquarium plant has escaped cultivation in Florida's west coast counties. While it is not yet listed as a pest plant, it could be so listed in the future.



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