Echinodorus cordifolius, Creeping Burhead

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Alismataceae
Origin: southeastern US
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: white
Bloom Time: summer, fall
Height: 24 inches
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: sun to part shade
Irrigation: aquatic
Cold Hardiness: -10 F
Description: Creeping burhead has large oval stiff deeply veined leaves and crepe-like white flowers on a long inflorescence which give way to small plantlets that slowly make their way down to the water and root. This is a very striking plant for the pond.