Water plant with small white-pink flowers with three petals, similar to those of Alisma plantago-aquatica. Be cultivated is immersed in a few centimeters of water on moist soil near streams of water. We recommend to pack it with a density of seven plants per square meter.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 20 cm|
|Spacing:||8 plants per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||June - August|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
|Name of breeder:||Autoctona|
Small marsh plant on 10-20 cm high. The Baldellia ranunculoides has a dense root system shaped brush with erect stems and hairless. The submerged leaves are graminifoglie, while those emerging linear lanceolate, 3-8 mm wide with a very long stalk. The white or pale pink flowers with three petals resemble those of Alisma plantago-aquatic, but are stained yellow inside the center, they form obcordata dusk and close again rolling up towards the center of the flower. It 'a native plant of our country even if difficult to find, is found along the marshes, ditches and thinning reed beds.
It is a polymorphic plant: it grows in an environment with more or less deep waters of the prostrate stems sometimes become stolons rooting at the nodes.
Not sensitive to frost and bears winter temperatures down to - 20 ° C.
On sale from March to October.