Variegated Water Lettuce
Pistia stratiotes 'Splash'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pistia (PEES-tee-uh) (Info)
Species: stratiotes (stra-tee-OH-tees) (Info)
Cultivar: Splash

Category:

Ponds and Aquatics

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Chartreuse/Yellow

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Plant is viviparous

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.