Hydrocotyle Vulgaris – 1L Marginal Pond Plant



  • Wildlife Friendly
  • Type: Marginal 
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Foliage Colour: Green  
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Planting Depth: 0 – 5 cm
  • Plant Growth Above Water Height: 5 – 15cm
  • Recycled Packaging 
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
Hydrocotyle Vulgaris - 1L Marginal Pond Plant £10.99

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About the Hydrocotyle Vulgaris

Enhance the beauty of your garden or water feature with Hydrocotyle Vulgaris, available in convenient 1-litre pots. Known for its rapid-spreading growth habit and attractive rounded leaves, this versatile plant adds a touch of greenery and elegance to any landscape.

  • Botanical Name: Hydrocotyle Vulgaris
  • Common Names: Pennywort, Marsh Penny, Common Marsh Pennywort
  • Plant Size: Grows up to 5-15 cm (2-6 inches) in height
  • Spread: Forms a dense carpet with a spread of 30-60 cm (12-24 inches)
  • Pot Size: 1 litre
  • Foliage: Small, rounded leaves arranged in clusters along creeping stems
  • Flowers: Inconspicuous, greenish-white flowers may appear in summer
  • Growth Habit: Creeping, mat-forming
  • Hardiness Zones: 4-9
  • Sunlight: Partial shade to full sun
  • Soil: Moist, well-draining soil
  • Watering: Keep soil consistently moist
  • Uses: Ground cover, pond margins, bog gardens, container planting
  • Rapid Spreading: Hydrocotyle Vulgaris quickly forms a dense carpet of foliage, making it an excellent ground cover for borders, pathways, and garden beds.
  • Attractive Foliage: The small, rounded leaves of this plant create a lush and verdant appearance, adding texture and visual interest to your landscape.
  • Versatile Planting: Ideal for pond margins, bog gardens, and container planting, Hydrocotyle Vulgaris adapts well to various growing conditions and environments.
  • Low Maintenance: Hardy and easy to grow, this plant requires minimal care once established, making it suitable for both beginner and experienced gardeners.
  • Wildlife Habitat: Provides shelter and habitat for small aquatic creatures and insects, supporting biodiversity in your garden ecosystem.

Planting and Care Instructions:

  • Planting: Place the 1-litre pot in moist soil, ensuring the base of the stems is covered. Space multiple pots approximately 30-60 cm (12-24 inches) apart to allow for spreading.
  • Sunlight: Hydrocotyle Vulgaris thrives in partial shade to full sun. Provide at least 4-6 hours of sunlight daily for optimal growth.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid waterlogging. Water regularly, especially during dry periods, to prevent the soil from drying out.
  • Maintenance: Trim back any overgrown or leggy stems to promote bushier growth and maintain the desired shape of the plant. Remove any dead or yellowing leaves to improve aesthetics.

Why Choose Our Hydrocotyle Vulgaris?

  • Quality Assurance: Our Hydrocotyle Vulgaris plants are carefully selected and grown to ensure they are healthy and vigorous when they arrive at your doorstep.
  • Expert Advice: Our team of gardening experts is available to provide personalized advice and guidance to help you successfully grow and care for Hydrocotyle Vulgaris.
  • Sustainable Practices: We are committed to sustainable gardening practices, minimizing our environmental impact while providing high-quality plants for your garden.

Additional information


4.5cm bulb box (3), 4.5cm bulb box (6)


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