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 attractive structural plant has narrow glossy green leaves and produces spikes of soft blue flowers June-October. It is well suited to the shallow edges of ponds or streams, and can be grown in water 25-40cm in sun to part shade.
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.