Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides 'Variegata' Marsh Pennywort



Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides 'Variegata' has variegated leaves of green, white and yellow that create a wonderful array of color on the ground. Its leaves root as they spread to create carpeting mats. Hydrocotlyle's small white to green flowers come and go quickly, often unnoticed. Also called Marsh Pennywort, Hydrocotye sibthorpioides is a vigorous perennial spreader that forms a dense ground cover, but beware that it may become weedy in its favored conditions.

Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides 'Variegata' prefers full sun to part shade and moist to wet soil. It can also grow in water. Variegated Marsh Pennywort tolerates moderate foot traffic. Space on 8"-12" centers.


  • Common Names: Variegated Marsh Pennywort
  • Zones: 6-10
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist to wet soil
  • Height at Maturity: 1-3
  • Width at Maturity: 10-12
  • Bloom Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to late summer
  • Foliage Color: Variegated

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Shipping Info

 Spring 2023 shipping schedule:

Zones 9, 10: Starting Mon. March 20th
Zone 8: Starting Mon. March 27th
Zone 7: Starting Mon. April 3rd
Zone 6: Starting Mon. April 17th
Zone 5: Starting Mon. May 1st
Zones 2, 3, 4: Starting Mon. May 8th

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