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Nymphoides peltata

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Family: Menyanthaceae
Genus: Nymphoides (nym-FOY-deez) (Info)
Species: peltata (pel-TAY-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
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:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Variegated

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative coriaceous On Feb 28, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

This species is banned as invasive or a noxious weed in 6 states, including Oregon.

Positive karlabb On Jul 18, 2007, karlabb from Tillamook, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

This plant grows nicely, but is small enough for a half-barrel water feature. Blooms consistantly. The goldfish love to hover under the leaves, and frogs occasionally rest on them. Easily survived a couple of inches of ice and 2 weeks of snow here in zone 8.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Barbourville, Kentucky
Cleveland, Ohio
Tillamook, Oregon



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