Crystal Ball Variegated Pennywort (Hydrocotyle)
Crystal Ball Variegated Pennywort is pretty and playful, this lively little pond plant is delightful when planted on the edges of ponds, streams or lakes or woven into the rockery of your waterfall. Lovely round, scalloped leaves that are variegated in shades of cream and green. Crystal Ball Variegated Pennyworts trailing habitat is perfect to cover container rims when planted at the base of taller specimens while adding texture and interest. Plant in containers or baskets and place on pond shelves or plant on stream beds. Grows 6 - 12 inches tall and prefers moist soil or roots in water and full to part sun.
Height Grows 6 - 12 inches tall
Width 6 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil or with an inch of water above the roots when planting in containers in the pond.
Zone Hardy in zones 5 - 12 when planted below the frost/freeze line in your pond
Plant your Crystal Ball Pennywort in loam soil and place in water with up to three inches of water above the roots in full sun to part shade. Crystal Ball Pennywort is beautiful in containers as the leaves are variegated and scalloped around the edges. Crystal Ball Pennywort also looks beautiful when planted at the base of taller plants in the pond, covering the edge of the containers.
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