Salvinia Minima, known also as water spangles or water fern. Salvinia Minima is a small, green, floating plant, growing in small clusters. Salvinia Minima is an aquatic fern that can form into dense mats upon the surface of the water. The leaves of Salvinia Minima are buoyant, spongy, light green, round-oval in shape and measuring about 1/4 inch across.Salvinia Minima grows well on still water and makes a healthy snack for larger goldfish, koi and turtles! Salvinia Minima grows well in full sun to full shade. Salvinia Minima can be grown in cordoned off areas of the pond, in baby pools or tubs or in round, plant barriers. We sell Salvinia Minima in 1/2 lb. portions.
No planting necessary as Salvinia Minima floats on the surface of the water! Not the best idea near strong pulls from skimmers.