Oxygenating plants

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Daisy

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Oxygenating plants
« on: June 25, 2014, 11:45:02 AM »
I have used oxygenating plants in all my ponds over the years, but this year is the first time I have seen them flower.

 

When I saw the first flowers in April, I thought it was the plum blossom that had dropped into the pond. When I couldn't scoop it out with the net, I looked closer and saw that it was the oxygenating weed flowering.
It is either Elodea densa or crispa. I am not sure which.
Daisy :)
Amateur gardener, who has gardened in Surrey and Cornwall, England, but now has a tiny garden facing north west, near the coast in north east Crete. It is 300 meters above sea level. On a steep learning curve!!! Member of both MGS and RHS

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Pauline

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Re: Oxygenating plants
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2014, 06:22:37 PM »
Oddly enough I've had this oxygenator flower in my half-barrel in Brussels - such a nice surprise. :)

An amateur and a complete novice in mediterranean stuff, attempting to establish a garden in Andros, Cyclades, Greece. We're about 45m above sea level. Steep learning curve? Vertical straight line.