Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)

  • Hardiness: 8 - 11
  • Height: 10"
  • Flower: Inconspicuous white flowers
  • Foliage: 10" rosette of velvety soft green, deeply veined leaves; whitish green on the underside, Feathery roots; 
  • Comments: Prefers shady conditions. Needs to be acclimated to outdoor environment when purchasing from a greenhouse. Strong sun and breeze will dry the leaves if not acclimated.