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PlantFiles: Blue Waterleaf, False Fiddleleaf
Hydrolea ovata

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Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Hydrolea (hy-DRO-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: ovata (oh-VAY-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Dark Blue

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Allwild On Apr 24, 2009, Allwild from North, TX wrote:

This attractive flower grows wild and is native to Texas and other states. Blooms near the pond in summer and the blooms last for weeks. Someone said that this plant attracts snakes but there are many things near the pond that can attract snakes, like frogs.

Regional...

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

Barling, Arkansas
Dyer, Arkansas
Van Buren, Arkansas
Keithville, Louisiana
Dike, Texas
Willis, Texas



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