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Hydrocotyle vulgaris

Creeping marsh plant that forms dense mats very decorative, to grow in the pond edge. He leaves orbicular bright green. Native plant that can stand the frost.

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4,50 €

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Size:Small
Planting depth from the surface of the water:from 0 to 15 cm
Height:15 cm
Spacing:5 plants per square meter.
Type of soil:Waterlogged
Sun Exposure:Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time:May - July
Flower Color:Verde
Leaf color:Green
Ease of Growth:Easy
Name of breeder:Autoctona
Family:Araliaceae

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Hydrocotyle vulgaris is a creeping water plant, spread throughout Western Europe. It is formed by a rhizomatous central stem that can get to also measure a meter of length; petioles of green color high up to 10 cm. The leaves are orbicular, peltate, with a diameter of 2-4 cm, green. Between May and July produces tiny white flowers greenish. Blooms very rarely.

It is cultivated in shallow areas of the pond, surrounded by up to 15 cm of water at a neutral or slightly acid soil in a sunny position.

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Hydrocotyle vulgaris

Hydrocotyle vulgaris

Creeping marsh plant that forms dense mats very decorative, to grow in the pond edge. He leaves orbicular bright green. Native plant that can stand the frost.