Scientific Name: Hottonia palustris Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:water violet Texture:Medium
Family Name:PrimulaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Aquatic plant, Herbaceous perennial, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Incised
Flowers: Spike, Violet, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Green, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Bog
Landscape Uses: Aquatic - ponds, Summer interest, Wetland - bogs
Key ID Features:A submerged aquatic perennial; leaves whorled, feathery (pinnatisect).