Water Butterfly Wings

Salvinia Natans
Latin Name: Salvinia Natans
SKU Code: 0F_SN
Moisture/Zone: Zone 5
Flower Colour: No flower
Growth Speed: Fast
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Full sun,part sun

The Salvinias are floating annuals. they are generally of pale green colour, with slender stems bearing rather broad two-ranked leaves, and are covered in fine silky hairs which make them soft to the touch. Floating plants give shade to the pond surface, thus reducing algae. They provide cover and habitat for pond creatures.