Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides 'Variegata' Marsh Pennywort

Available Spring 2024


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


All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

    • Zones 9&10: Starting March 25th
    • Zone 8: Starting April 1st
    • Zone 7: Starting April 8th
    • Zone 6: Starting April 22nd
    • Zone 5: Starting May 6th
    • Zones 4-2: Starting May 13th

If you live in a warm climate and wish to receive your plants during the winter, please send us an email. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill your request if temperatures are too cold for safe transit or if the plants are dormant.

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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