Water plants?

jackierooke(z5MI)April 20, 2013

Well I lost most of my plants due to power failure over the winter. Now I'm starting over but would like to stick to plants that will grow in water, specifically with the water pearls.

Anyone have a list of what plants will work?

Jackie

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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL

Hi Jackie, sorry about your losses! For your consideration, here's what I can remember doing for extended periods... YMMV. All of these were "done" from cuttings, not by sticking existing roots in water:

Pothos (Epipremnum)
various Philodendrons
Dracaena sanderiana and/or marginata
Cordyline fruticosa
Coleus
Perilla
various Tradescantias
spider plant (Chlorophytum)
Syngonium
wax/cane Begonia
Sansevieria trafasciata

    Bookmark   April 20, 2013 at 11:16AM
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nancy_pnwzone8(OR zone 8)

jackie,

purple gave you a good list. i would add Aglaonema (chinese evergreen) to it.

oh, and you might want to check out a blog called Gardening on Cloud 9. this page linked to below has sandy's list of suitable plants for crystal soil. she has other pages about how to convert plants, water them, etc.

cheers,

nancy

Here is a link that might be useful: Gardening on Cloud 9 page for suitable crystal soil plants

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 11:54AM
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jackierooke(z5MI)

Thanks much, the replies were very helpful ! Can't wait to start collecting again.

Jackie

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 12:13PM
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