Water hyacinths (Eichhornia) are free-floating, aquatic flowering plants with a definite preference for warm weather. They belong to the genus Eichhornia. These natives of South American tropical waters enjoy a worldwide distribution now and are very popular in home water features. Water Hyacinth Description The plants float on the...
There are many, many weeds in the United States that occupy a great deal of a gardener's life, but few are as outwardly defiant as the water hyacinth. This plant can be bad news in the right climate, but there is hope. Click this article for more information.
Can’t wait for spring? Why not grow spring flower bulbs indoors and enjoy color and fragrance in winter? Hyacinth bulbs are easy to grow and you can plant them in soil or gravel, and amazingly, they will bloom beautifully when you grow them in justwater. Read our guide and learn how how to grow hyacinth indoors for a fragrantdisplay at Christmas and right through the winter.
Widely sold by nurseries for home aquatic gardens, the water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes) has an exceptionally invasive characteristic. A native of South America, the plant has successfully naturalized around the world. Its invasive tendencies and its ability to rapidly reproduce threaten native plant life.