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Nymphoides indica

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Family: Menyanthaceae
Genus: Nymphoides (nym-FOY-deez) (Info)
Species: indica (IN-dih-kuh) (Info)

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Category:
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
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Spacing:
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Hardiness:
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

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Evergreen

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

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From leaf cuttings
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jnana On Sep 26, 2006, jnana from South Florida, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

I've had the Water Snowflake, Nymphoides indica for a couple of months and I'm quite happy with it. Every morning the flower buds open with the most delightful white flowers, then close in the evening. It's growing nicely and best of all my goldfish have not bothered it.

Regional...

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

Pembroke Pines, Florida
Chicago, Illinois
Southold, New York



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