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Sensitive Plant

Sensitive Plant (Neptunia aquatica) is exactly like its name, sensitive to the touch and when touched its tiny leaves will contract.  Did you know that it resembles a dragonfly’s wings?  When glancing at the leaflets, you’ll notice they are growing on both sides of the petiole, and when touched resemble dragonfly wings.  During the growing season […]

Sensitive Plant

Sensitive Plant (Neptunia aquatica) is another floating plant that gets a tiny yellow flower on it.  Its foliage contracts at the slightest touch.  The flowers are yellow tufts that are about 1 inch wide and bloom throughout the summer on its running stems.  It does great just floating in your pond or you can plant […]