PlantsHydrocotyle→Floating Pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

Young foliage in spring.

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Posted by sedumzz (Zone 7A (Virginia) - Zone 7a) on Sep 28, 2021 7:44 AM

This is a medium-small sized pennywort. It does very well in aquariums and in Wabi-Kusa. Much smaller and much rounder than the other pennyworts.

It is probably the most commonly cultivated species other than H. vulgaris and H. umbellata (which is considered a weed in most areas).

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