Broad-leaved Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum canadense)

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Flowers: White

Attributes: Walnut tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 30-75 cm (11-29 in)


Waterleaf makes an excellent ground cover, particularly if you have a Black Walnut, because it is one of the few plants that will thrive.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email