Bog Bean (Menyanthus Trifoliata)

  • Hardiness: Zones 2-11
  • Flower: The flowers are white, tinged with pink and are hairy inside. Blooms in early spring
  • Foliage: Cluster of 3 lobed leaves growing on a long vine; leaves hold themselves above the surface of the water
  • Height:      6" - 8" high; floating rhizomes which grow out from the bank, sometimes forming a  thick floating mat.
  • Comments: Sun to partial shade; plant in depths to 12" or in wet soil; vines send out anchor roots that will attach to rocks in pond.