Name : Pickerelweed
Family : Pontederiaceae
Leaf : Large and elongated ; draws from the water ; shaped like an upside-down heart ; slightly triangular.
Flowers : In a long spike ; small ; grouped by hundreds ; 3 to 5 petals ; purple with a yellow centre.
Size : Approximately 80 cm.
Did you know that each Pickerelweed flower only lasts one day ?