Marginal and Damp Ground

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  • ANEMOPSIS CALIFORNICA (Lizards Tail)
    £4.45

    A striking looking plant with ovate leaves that produces unusual white flowers July-August, the leaves take on a pink tinge in autumn. It is best planted in water 15-25cm over the crown in full sun.

    Height 30 – 40cm

  • BUTTOMUS UMBELLATUS
    £3.70

    A marginal plant with rush-like narrow green leaves being umbels of many cup shape pink flowers during June- July.

    Height 90cms

    Water depth over the rhizome 5-20cm.

  • CALTHA PALUSTRIS (Alba)
    £3.70

    This plant has heart shaped leaves and produces white flowers in March-May. It will grow well in boggy ground and pond or stream margins in sun to part shade.

    Height 22cm

  • CALTHA PALUSTRIS (Marsh Marigold)
    £3.50

    This plant has heart shaped leaves and produces waxy buttercup like flowers in March-May. The plants will grow in the boggy edges of ponds and streams it will do well in shallow water 8-10cms over the crown. It will thrive in sun to part shade.

    Height 30 – 40cm

  • CALTHA PALUSTRIS (Plena)
    £3.70

    This plant has heart shaped leaves and produces double yellow flowers in March-May. It will do well in boggy ground and pond or stream margins in sun or part shade.

    Height 15 – 20cm

  • EQUISETEM JAPONICUM
    £4.49

    This barred horsetail is a pretty member of the horsetail family with fleshy evergreen stems with black rings. It is attractive addition to the boggy edges and shallows  pond margins. Adds winter interest.

    Height 80 cm. Plant in medium / large containers with aquatic soil and cover with pea gravel.

  • EQUISETUM HYEMALE
    £4.25

    This striking plant has black banding horizontally on stems resembling porcupine quills. It is an excellent structural plant providing interest and contrast in the pond margins. It will thrive in boggy ground or pond edges with up to 15cms over the crown. This plant does well in sun to part shade. It is advisable to plant in a container to control the spread.

    Height 60 – 90cm

  • GEUM RIVALE (Water Avens)
    £3.45

    This is a pretty clump forming plant with mid- green leaves bearing nodding reddish purple flowers from May-August. It looks very effective in the moist ground at pond and stream sides in full sun to part shade.

    Height 25 – 30cm

  • HIPPURIS VULGARIS (Mares Tail)
    £3.00

    This unusual looking plant grows half in and half out of the water. It is an excellent oxygenator and nitrate remover. Due to its growing habit it provides cover for spawning fish, baby fish and wildlife, growing in sun to part shade. It can be grown in water from 6-20cm.

    Height 10 – 20cm

  • HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA (Chameleon)
    £3.50

    This creeping plant has eye catching variegated leaves with single white flowers June-July. It is suitable for bog gardens, pond and stream sides. It can be grown in up to 2-5cms of water over the crown in full sun to part shade.

    Height 35 – 45cm

  • HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA (Flora Plena)
    £3.50

    A creeping marginal with heart shaped green leaves and pretty bracts of pure white flowers June-July. It is suitable for bog gardens, stream and pond sides. It can be grown in 2-5cms of water over the crown in full sun or part shade.

    Height 30 – 45cm

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    LOBELIA CARDINALIS (Queen Victoria)
    £3.85

    This is a pretty plant with dark foliage and scarlet flowers borne on tall spikes in late summer. It does well in pond edges with 10cm covering the crown in full sun to part shade.  During very cold weather it would benefit from being moved to a cool greenhouse for the winter.

    Height 60 – 75cm

  • LYSMACHIA NUMMULARIA
    £3.25

    This very pretty creeping plant is ideal for softening the pond edges. It has soft green leaves with delicate yellow flowers along the stem. This plant flowers in midsummer doing well in sun to dappled shade. This plant will be sold as 3 rooted cuttings.

    Height 15cm

  • LYTHRUM SALICARIA (Purple Loosestrife)
    £3.50

    A striking upright growing plant with lance shaped leaves and topped by pink/purple flowers in summer. It does well in pond shallows with water over the crown grown in full sun to part shade.

    Height 75 – 90cm

  • LYTHUM SALICANA BLUSH
    £3.70

    This Variety of Loostrife has tall spikes of soft light pink flowers. Suitable for edges of streams, ponds lakes, bog gardens and moist borders in full sun, Flowers July – Sept

  • MAZUS REPTANS (Alba)
    £3.50

    This pretty white alpine produces a carpet of white flowers in May-July. It is suitable for rockeries, bog gardens and stream or pond sides in full sun.

    Height 10cm

  • MENTHA AQUATICA (Watermint)
    £3.25

    This plant produces lilac /purple flowers in June-August.  It has a pleasant aromatic smell and grows best in shallow water up to 7.5cms or boggy ground in full sun to part shade.

    Height 50 – 80cm

  • MENYANTHUS TRIFOLIATA (Bogbean)
    £3.50

    This marginal produces a mass of pink flowers in May-June. It has a spreading habit and will grow in boggy ground, pond and stream edges in water of 5-8cms.

    Height 25 – 35cm

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