Water Lettuce

Pistia stratiotes

Big green leaves float in the pond, taking out lots of nutrients that would otherwise feed string algae. Has the potential to overwhelm the pond if not controlled, especially in warmer climates.

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Flower

None

Bloom Time

N/A

Hardiness Zone

9

Height

N/A

Spread

6-12 Inches

Exposure

Full Shade to Part Sun

Where to Plant

Floating in Pond