Rosette Water Lettuce
Water Lettuce Rosette is a smaller, compact variety of water lettuce pistia with a rosette shape. The velvety, intricately patterned ribbed leaves are ruffled and the color ranges from light green to blue green. Rosette Water lettuce prefers some shade in hotter climates. Like water hyacinths, Rosette Water Lettuce provides shade and helps control algae by absorbing nutrients. Water temperatures must be 65 degrees when adding this pond plant to your water garden. Water lettuce will not tolerate freezing temperatures or cold water. When exposed to cold, the leaves of Rosette Water will turn white and rot. A popular floating plant for water gardens that are located in shade or part shade.
Rosette Water Lettuce (Pistia sp)
Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade
Water Depth: Floating
Water Lettuce is restricted in AL, CA, FL, MS, PR, SC, TX, WI. May be substituted with Giant Sensitive Plant, Sensitive Plant or Frogbit, if ordered and it is illegal for the nursery to ship to your state. Depending on which location your order ships from. Please Contact us with any questions.
Water Lettuce is regulated in some states. - Never release these plants into public lakes or waterways. Know your state laws when ordering pond plants.
MINIMUM QUANTITY OF WATER LETTUCE IS 3