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Water plants?

Posted by jackierooke z5MI (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 20, 13 at 3:25

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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RE: Water plants?

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


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RE: Water plants?

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


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RE: Water plants?

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

Jackie


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