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FLOATING PLANTS

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Floating Plants - Sonoran Water Gardens

Azolla - Floating Plant - Sonoran Water Gardens

AZOLLA  (FAIRY MOSS)

Azolla caroliniana

Sold by 250cc (.25 liter) portions

250cc is over One Cup (8 fluid ounces US)

Also called ‘Mosquito Fern’, Azolla is an aquatic fern. The tiny plants float on the water surface. In warm weather Azolla can become a carpet over your pond (if it’s not kept in check by fish or turtles!)  It is a great plant food for koi and other aquatic pets.

1 Portion (250cc) - $ 7.00

4 Portions (1 liter) - $ 20.00


Duckweed - Floating Plant - Sonoran Water Gardens

DUCKWEED

Lemna minor

Sold by 250cc (.25 liter) portions

250cc is over One Cup (8 fluid ounces US)

One of the smallest plants in the world, Like all floating plants, Duckweed floats it’s leaves on the water surface and dangles its roots in the water below. The tiny plants are small as a pinhead. Excellent veggie food for koi and turtles.

1 Portion (250cc) - $ 7.00


Frogbit  - Floating Plant - Sonoran Water Gardens

FROGBIT, SMOOTH

Limnobium laevigatum

Sold by 250cc (.25 liter) portions

250cc is over One Cup (8 fluid ounces US)

Frogbit produces round floating leaves that resemble waterlily pads but much smaller (1-2 inches) and small white flowers that stand just off the surface of the water. Trouble free floating plant for most ponds in the sun or shade.

1 Portion (250cc) - $ 9.00

4 Portions (1 liter) - $ 25.00


Salvinia - Floating Plant - Sonoran Water Gardens

SALVINIA  (WATER VELVET)

Salvinia natans

Sold by 250cc (.25 liter) portions

250cc is over One Cup (8 fluid ounces US)

Salvinia plants consist of short (1-3 inch) lengths of stems, with rows of tiny opposite paired oval leaves that feel like velvet and are water repellent.  This interesting little floating plant loves warm weather and will spread across the pond quickly, especially in warm weather. Never release this or any other pond plant in the wild!

1 Portion (250cc) - $ 7.00


Water Hyacinth  - Floating Plant - Sonoran Water Gardens

WATER HYACINTH

Eichornia crassipes

Sold by individual plants, or by the dozen*

* Available May-September only

Despite its reputation as an invasive weed, Water Hyacinth has great potential in the water garden. Not only is it beautiful, but the plant removes nitrates, phosphate and other nutrition from the water, starving algae and leaving water crystal clear. Roots are also ideal for fish spawn. Never release this or any other pond plant in the wild! NO SHIPPING TO THESE U.S. STATES:  AL, AZ, CA, FL, LA, MS, PR, TX

1 Plant - $ 3.00

1 Dozen Plants (12) - $ 20.00


Water Lettuce  - Floating Plant - Sonoran Water Gardens

WATER LETTUCE

Pistia stratiotes

Sold by individual plants, or by the dozen*

* Available May-September only

Also called “Shell Flower” the Water Lettuce makes an interesting addition to any pond. This aquatic member of the Arum family is easy to grow, Given warm weather and plenty of nutrition, Water Lettuce will cover the pond surface in no time at all.  NO SHIPPING TO THESE U.S. STATES:  AL, CA, FL, LA, MS, PR, TX

1 Plant - $ 3.00

1 Dozen Plants (12) - $ 25.00


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