Eichhornia Azurea (Peacock Hyacinth)

Anchored Water Hyacinth (Peacock Hyacinth)

Family: Pontederiaceae (Pickerelweed Family)

Duration and Habit: Aquatic Perennial Herb

Please be aware of the dangers handing this species:

  • Seed is poisonous if ingested
  • All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
  • Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
  • May be a noxious weed or invasive
  • This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
    Flowers are fragrant

 

In the wild:

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