Go Back Watter Lettuce

Pistia stratoides

Plant Type: Water Gardening

Unique light green lettuce-like foliage that floats on the water's surface. Does best in moving water. Prefers some light shade.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Flower Color

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

5-10 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

2-4 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

9-11

Soil Moisture

Roots must be submerged. Float plant on water surface.

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Focal Point, Bog or Water Garden, Container

Bloom Time

no flower

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Prefers light shade

Growth Rate

Fast

Seasonal Interests

Summer