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 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 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.
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.