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Water Poppy - Hydrocleys Nymphoides (Bare Root)

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Play It Koi - Pond Plants

Sale price $4.00 Regular price $7.45

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The Hydrocoleys Nymphoides (Aka Water Poppy) are a deciduous aquatic perennial that is perfect for pond margins, where it will send out floating stems into the water. Plants flower in the summer in water that has reached at least 70 degrees F.

This is an exceptional aquatic plant for 6" to 12" of water. For optimal growth, the Water Poppy prefers rich soil in shallow waters of 6" or less, though most plants survive in water up to 12" deep.

  • Water Poppy can be left as a floating plant, but will grow best if planted.
  • It produces oval, fleshy floating leaves and handsome golden 3-petaled flowers
  • The leaves float on the surface
  • Flowers: The yellow flowers are held several inches above the handsome, oval leaves. and the plant flowers in the summer (June-Sept)
  • An excellent choice for any size water garden
  • Sun Light: Full sun to partial shade. Prefers full sun, although will tolerate some shade.
  • Zones: Z7-Z11.
  • Spread: 1' to 5'
  • Spacing: 9" to 12"
  • Height: 6" to 1'
  • Planting depth: 6-12". Plant in small pots using heavy loam soil and place in the shallow end of your pond with top of pots 2-6" beneath the surface of the water. (small fabric planters are great for water poppies!)
  • Bring plant indoors before first frost and overwinter indoors with strong grow lights in tubs or aquariums.
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Mary R.
United States United States
Water poppy

They haven’t flowered yet but the pond looks so much better and a real home for the fish and turtles...we have noticed the turtles are nibbling in the leaves...any concerns? Normal? Thinking regrowth/regeneration will occur?

Raymond A. Brown
United States United States
GREAT Customer Service

Original order of water dried out and got only 3 plants instead of 5. Called their Customer Service and the rectified the problem immediately!!! They sent me replacement Poppies of high quality to replace the original defective ones. THANK YOU!!! WILL BUY AGAIN FROM THIS VENDOR!!!

Cecil F.
United States United States

All arrived looking great and were in my pond within minutes of their arrival. They had obviously been packaged with care. Thank you from me and my koi!

Terrin S.
United States United States
Nice plants, quick shipping

Plants arrived quickly and in great condition. I’ve had them in the ponds for a little over a week and they are continuing to do well.

charles h.
United States United States
My fish have taken up gardening .

Ordered 5 and got 6 water poppies . Left them floating overnight then planted them next day . They don’t look much at this moment but l have hope they will improve . Little slow on the delivery but they arrived in first class condition . Will always recommend .

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