Eichhornia azurea (Anchored Water Hyacinth)


Eichhornia azurea, or Anchored Water Hyacinth, is a tropical aquatic plant popular for its lilac flowers that resemble those of classic hyacinths.

For sale from mid-April to September.

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Additional information

Main characteristics

Eichhornia azurea is an aquatic plant that roots in the soil and then grows by crawling on the surface of the water

Cultivation notes

It is similar to the invasive species Eichhornia Crassipes, which is a floating plant. Eichhornia azurea is not an invasive plant, and therefore its sale is permitted


Eichhornia azurea produces many lilac-blue flowers with silky petals

Flowering period

June – September

Planting depth

From -5 to -10 cm of depth

Plant height

About 20 cm

Soil to use

Field soil with 2/3 tablets of Osmocote fertilizer near the rhizome


Full direct sun for at least 6 hours in the middle hours of the day

PH tolerated

Acidic, neutral or basic (alkaline): 5.5 to 8

Frost Resistance

No, it does not tolerate permanent temperatures below 5 degrees, so it must be sheltered in winter


Native plant of Central and South America

Shipped plant


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