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Products > Plants - Browse By Plant Category > Aquatic Plant > Aponogeton distachyus
 
Aponogeton distachyus - Water Hawthorn

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Aponogetonaceae (Cape-pondweeds)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Fall/Winter
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Height: <1 foot
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Aquatic
Winter Hardiness: <15 F
Aponogeton distachyus (Aquatic) (Water Hawthorn) - An aquatic plant that has long and narrow leaves which float on the surface of the water. White fragrant flower clusters emerge on a 2 inch stalk in the cooler months and then the plant goes dormant in the hottest months. Plant in sun or shade. Spreads to 1-3'. Hardy to <15 degrees F. Plant 12"-18" under surface of water. We grew this plant from 1998 until 2007.  This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We also try to incorporate comments received from others and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Aponogeton distachyus.
 
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