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.
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.
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.