Frogbit (Limnobium spongia)
The green heart shaped leaves resemble a miniature waterlily and float on the waters surface. Frogbit forms buds that sink to the bottom of the pond to winter over until spring. This floating plant is well suited for container water gardens and smaller water features.
Frogbit (Limnobium spongia)
Hardiness Zones: 4-10
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 1/2" - 1"
Water Depth: Floating Surface Pond Plant
Frogbit (Limnobium spongia) is restricted in CA, PR - Know your state laws.
WE WILL NOT SHIP TO CA or PR - Will Be substituted or cancelled. Do not release plants into public lakes or waterways.
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I received 3 plants very nice size plants and they arrived in excellent condition.
good price, arrived healthy, already perked up in the pond. will purchase again next year
Great plant and looks good in my pond
Frog bit was sparse and never looked right. It has since all but died. This is usually a very prolific plant.
I thought I was buying something else. On that note I'm not sure how this plant is supposed to look or grow. But it didn't look like I received the amount I ordered and I'm still waiting (a week later) for them to do something more than look like a dead weed.
I bought 3 species of plant from here at the same time--a lily, frogbit, and some valisneria. One of these little lovelies brought some Stowe away giant duckweed spores. This was not really a problem for me because I'd quarantined the plants (and my goldfish would have made short work of duckweed anyway), but I thought I'd mention it.
My frogbit survived the trip, and, after a few weeks took off great. My chief complaint is that the frogbit they sent only had adult leaves--the kind that lack the spongey bottom and have trouble floating or maintaining orientation. It didn't cause me to lose too many leaves, but it did stress me out a bit.
Received plants in good condition, even though the cardboard box was almost completely crushed! Was a little worried until I opened the package and inspected plants. All is good!
THIS IS A HEARTY PLANT FOR COLORADO. I HAVE HAD THEM FOR ABOUT 2 WEEKS AND THEY ARE GROWING LIKE CRAZY. THIS IS A GREAT PLANT FOR FISH SHADE AND THE TURTLES LOVE IT FOR PROTECTION ALSO. I WOULD HIHGLY RECOMEND THIS PLANT FOR ANY WATER FEATURE.
Unfortunately, the tiny little sprig of frogbit I received did not live more than a week. I was surprised at how small the plant portion was...only had 4 leaves when I took it out of the mailing package. I've grown frogbit in my backyard pond in previous years and it covered the water surface quickly. I will have to look at other options for my pond and sadly won't be buying frogbit from this grower.