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Eichhornia crassipes : fact sheet


Species name:
Eichhornia crassipes
Common names:
Water hyacinth
Description:
Invader1-Water hyacinth Aquatic

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,Exotic to South Africa ,Naturalised in South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 25cm
Width:
Spreading
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Aquatic
Usage:
Container/ Pot Plants/Patio plants ,Edible Leaves
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Combo Tones Bluish/Purplish/Whitish/Creamy
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.) ,Autumn/Fall (Mar.-May)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial ,Invasive-Known to be
Foliage:
Evergreen

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