You'll have a giggle at the names up for grabs, but which ones are best depend on your specific pond, not just your delight at buying water violets, monkey tail, crowfoot, frogbit
, parrot's feather or hortwort.
X HALORAGACEAE (Water-Milfoil Family) Myriophyllum sibiricum Komarov X HYDROCHARITACEAE (Frogbit
Family) Elodea canadenses Michx.
Floating plants: Duckweed, Fairy Moss, Frogbit
, Lotus, Water Hyacinth, and Water Lilies.
Hydrocharie morus-ranae known as "frogbit
" is a free floater with rosettes of kidney-shaped, highly buffed leaves and papery, yellow-eyed, pristine-white flowers.
* Floating leaved plants: Water crowfoot, frogbit
tall) holds frogbit
with duckweed (both are invasive; keep them away from natural waters).
, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, is a good choice for a small pond with neat round leaves and small white flowers.