||Frog's bit - Limnobium spp.: Flowers July, August with
tiny white flowers. Shiny smooth leaf surfaces are supported underneath
by thick spongy tissue. Light green undersides show slightly for
contrast. Long white roots.
||Common Duck Weed - Lemna Minor: Tiny green floating
leaves. An excellent natural food for pond fish. Can take over in a
stagnant pond if no fish are present. Sun or Shade.
||Parrot Feather - Myriophyllum Aquaticum: 6"
Feathery medium-green foliage grows above and below the surface. Softens
the hard edge of the pond. Spreading habit. Thrives in sun to
part-shade. Loves running water. Hardy to zone 6.
||Dwarf Red Stemmed Parrot Feather - Myriophyllum spp. :3
"- 4" Feathery foliage resembles larger version but it's much more
delicate. Bright red stems add color, remains compact. Evergreen in
North Central FL. Sun to part-shade.
Mosaic Plant - Ludwigia Sidioides: Flowers August. The
diamond shaped foliage forms an incredibly unique pattern on the waters
surface. Requires very warm water to perform it's best. Occasionally
produces yellow flowers but this plant is mainly grown for it's foliage.
Considered an annual in North Central FL. Does best in shallow water or
||Fairy Moss - Azolla Caroliniana: Attractive green and
red floating fern. Fish love to eat this floater. Can be aggressive if
no fish are present. Sun or shade.
||Giant Sensitive Fern - Aescchynomene Flutans: 6" to
10" Flowers early summer thru fall. Fern-like plant floats on the
surface suspended by a foamy tissue surrounding the stems. Leaves close
when touched. Yellow sweet pea like flowers. Fast spreading, good for