Ludwigia alternifolia

Common name: Seedbox

Native plant

Mainly a wetland plant, Ludwigia bears distinctive, box-like fruit, filled with many seeds that rattle when shaken, hence the common names seedbox or rattle-box. The plant produces attractive yellow blossoms throughout the summer and grows to about 3’ tall. A great plant for wet swampy areas!


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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period


Growth rate


Flower color



Mature height
3 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
4 Feet
Max width
3 Feet

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