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.
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.
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.
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.