If you're fortunate enough to have a beautiful pond gracing your garden, here's an enticing idea – adorn it with the enchanting beauty of floating flowers! Is there any option better than the Water Hyacinth? So what, if someone considers it a weed. It's still pretty!
Meet the Water Hyacinth, an aquatic marvel native to South America, although it has garnered the reputation of an invasive species in many regions. This captivating plant finds its botanical home in the Pontederiaceae family.
Eichhornia crassipes, as it's scientifically known, boasts thick, leathery leaves, each gracefully oval-shaped and spanning 4-8 inches (10-20 cm) in length. But what truly captivates the eye are its exquisite funnel-shaped flowers in shades of purple and pink.