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Pontederia rotundifolia, Tropical Pickerelweed

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Pontederia rotundifolia

Tropical Pickerelweed
Family: Pontederiaceae
Origin: Central and South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticPink flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowers

Annual or perennial. Vegetative stem elongate, floating or on mudflats; flowering stem to 26 cm long, the lower internode procumbent or erect. Sessile leaves not seen; petiolate leaves floating or emersed, reniform to cordate. The flowers are pink, or light blue, with a yellow spot in one petal.


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Pontederia rotundifolia, Tropical Pickerelweed

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Pontederia rotundifolia, Tropical Pickerelweed

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Pontederia rotundifolia, Tropical Pickerelweed

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Pontederia rotundifolia, Tropical Pickerelweed

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https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/pontederia_rotundifolia.htm