Water cabbage, Water lettuce

Posted by on December 6, 2012 in foliage season, semi shade, water generously | Comments Off on Water cabbage, Water lettuce

Water cabbage, Water lettuce
Scientific Name : Pistia stratiotes
Family : Araceae
Common Name : Water cabbage, Water lettuce

Description:
It is a free floating plant which produces new plants with offsets. The plant itself looks like a flower. Though it is an aquatic plant, it needs soil at the bottom of a container, in which it is kept.

Propagation : Division
Longevity : Perennial

 

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