Water Poppy
Botanical Name:
Hydrocleys nymphoides

Water Poppy / Hydrocleys nymphoides: Available April 2014
Water Poppy / Hydrocleys nymphoides: Available April 2014
Item# Hydrocleys
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Product Description

Description Thick, shiny, deep green, broadly heart shaped oval leaves measure 2 - 4 in on trailing stems up to 3 ft. long. Flowers of light yellow with a red and brown center 2 - 2.5 in. across, last a day or so but are produced in succession.  Surviving in as much as 12 - 15 in. of water,  it grows best in shallow waters of about 6 in.  Winter over indoors in non-tropical climates in a shallow tub of water or pot up in a hanging basket and keep it moist in at least 10 hrs. of light daily.