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yellow floating heart dwarf waterlily
fringe fringed buckbean fringed water lily small yellow water lily water fringe
Villarsia nymphoides peltata
Nymphoides are deciduous, rhizomatous aquatic perennials with slender rhizomes bearing kidney-shaped or rounded floating leaves and solitary yellow or white flowers with fringed petals, held just above the water surface
N. peltata is a vigorous aquatic perennial with rounded bright green, mottled leaves and long-stalked, bright yellow flowers to 2.5cm across in summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in shallow water at pool margins in full sun
Propagate by runners removed in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Deadhead and remove yellow leaves regularly
Pests Can get water-lily beetle, water lily aphid, brown china-mark moth and false leaf-mining midge
Generally disease free
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yellow floating heart
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