Hydrocharis morsus-ranae (European Frog-Bit)


Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, or European Frog-Bit, is a floating aquatic plant resembling a miniature water lily, with small white 3-petalled flowers.

For sale from mid-April to September.

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Additional information

Main characteristics

Hydrocharis morsus-ranae is a native plant typical of natural lakes, although it is becoming increasingly rare. It has free roots in the water, being a floating plant


The leaves of Hydrocharis morsus-ranae are arranged in a rosette and lying on the water surface, resembling a miniature water lily


The small flowers are characterised by 3 white petals

Flowering period

Flowering takes place between May and September

Planting depth

At the surface of the water, possibly close to the edge of the pond


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

PH tolerated

Acidic, neutral or basic (alkaline): 6.5 to 8

Frost Resistance

Yes. To survive through the winter, it produces small buds that sink into the mud, from which they will re-emerge in the spring


Native plant of Europe

Shipped plant

Pair of bare-root plants

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