Water Hyacinth - Floating Pond Plant

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Product Overview

Water Hyacinths (Eichornia crassipes)

If you live in a state where Water Hyacinth are prohibited we recommend Giant Sensitive Plant as an alternative.

Water Hyacinth floating pond plant is a beautiful plant for the water garden. This pond plant has beautiful lavender-blue flowers, with fleshy, rounded leaves. Water Hyacinth is a prolific grower and will spread across the waters' surface providing shade and coverage for the water gardens inhabitants. Water Hyacinths are excellent for filtration because their roots absorb nutrients out of the water that might otherwise cause algae. The long black roots of the water hyacinth provide spawning places for fish and create a hiding place for baby fish. Water Hyacinth grow best in full sun to part shade and need water temperatures to be 65 degrees before adding them to your water garden in the spring. As they spread during the warm months, if you find you have an over abundance of them, simply net some out of the water garden and use them for compost in your flower beds or vegetable garden. The leaves and roots are full of nutrients and make great compost. This popular floating plant will not survive a winter freeze, and most pond owners replace them yearly because of their great ability to keep the pond water clean and help fight algae naturally. Water Hyacinths are also a good choice for container water gardens, they are easy to grow and pair well with larger marginal plants in the background.

Water Hyacinths (Eichornia crassipes)
Hardiness Zones: 9-11
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 3"-12"
Water Depth: Floating - Surface Pond Plant

THIS PLANT CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, LA, MS, NE, PR, SC, TX, WI - Will be substituted or cancelled. Never release these plants into public lakes or waterways. Know your state laws.

 

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  • 4
    Floating Lillie

    Posted by Maria Pierre on May 27th 2020

    Plants was beautiful and still wet upon arrival! Plants were well packaged . thank you ! Great job!

  • 5
    We Always Get Healthy Plants

    Posted by Robert on May 27th 2020

    This is probably the 4th or 5th time we've ordered from here and each time we are pleased the plants are always healthy and of high quality.

  • 5
    water hyacinth

    Posted by Susan Hanson on May 27th 2020

    looks great

  • 4
    Small, but healthy plants, they are doing well in my pond.

    Posted by Ellen Green on May 27th 2020

    good price

  • 5
    Water Hyacinth

    Posted by Kathy Faubion on May 27th 2020

    Healthy, beautiful plants arrived and are thriving in my pond. Thanks!

  • 5
    Recieved 6 beautiful water hyacinths. They are large and have a rich healthy color. I am so pleased.

    Posted by Cecilia Morris on May 26th 2020

    Excellent service excellent plants.

  • 5
    Excellent!

    Posted by Mary Johnston on May 26th 2020

    When my local nursery said they were not getting any hyacinths in this year, I figured it was going to be hard to find nice plants, if any. I put them in my pond every year for my turtle to nibble on over the summer. There are only a handful of places that carry them, and usually they are in pretty bad shape. When I opened the box, I was blown away at how lovely the plants were! My turtle Gil and I thank you for the beautiful plants!

  • 5
    water hyacinth

    Posted by Unknown on May 25th 2020

    all good sized and healthy

  • 5
    Great water hyacinth

    Posted by Brad Young on May 21st 2020

    My 2 water hyacinth Came greatly packed and still wet and large and healthy And arrived very quick..! Thank you