Water Hyacinth - Floating Pond Plant

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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
    Pond plants

    Posted by Laura on Jun 8th 2021

    Large and healthy. A few leaves were yellow.

  • 4
    They were in much better shape than last years.

    Posted by Mary Lou Hooge on Jun 2nd 2021

    They look good.

  • 5
    water hyacinth

    Posted by Kay Cottrill on May 31st 2021

    they arrived healthy and look great in my pond. thank you from the fish and me...

  • 5
    Healthy pond plants

    Posted by DONNA M KESSLER on May 27th 2021

    I order these to float in my pond. Shipping was extremely fast and the plants were large and healthy. I will order from LilyBlooms again. Very pleased with my order.

  • 5
    Water Hyacinths

    Posted by Paul on May 19th 2021

    I bought some from Lilly blooms last year and was happy with the product and shipping, so I didn’t hesitate to do so again. I am happy with my purchase.

  • 5
    Healthy plants

    Posted by Lisa on Apr 26th 2021


  • 5
    Water Hyacinth

    Posted by JP on Apr 10th 2021

    Came in healthy and green.

  • 5

    Posted by Bob McCarthy on Nov 12th 2020

    not allowed in Florida order cancelled - you substituted snails which worked out fine - Thank You

  • 5
    water hyacinths

    Posted by Shirley I Kwasnik on Jul 16th 2020

    Very large and healthy- I will order things from here again and recommend you.