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Future Forests:   Waterplants and  Marginals. Updated  16th March 2017. 

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Description: Water LilyDescription: Caltha_PalustrisDescription: Iris sibericaDescription: Arum Lily

 

 

Our New Water-plants are now in Stock.
   

NO PRICE = Currently out of Stock

   

 

 WATERLILIES

 

Flower colour.           Approximate spread.             Planting depth

Pot Size

Euro

 

Nymphaea

miniature lilies suitable for small pools and tub gardens or in shallow water at the edge of a large pool

    'Pygmaea Rubra' Deep rose pink slightly fragrant flowers. Purple blotched leaves. Spread up to 0.5m. Depth 10-30cm 2lt 25.00

 

 Nymphaea

larger growing water lilies   

    alba Easily grown native white water lily. Slightly fragrant(20cm). Spread 1.7m    
    'Attraction' Dark red inner petals orange stamens(23cm)Oval  bronze leaves. Spread 1.2-1.5m    
    'Gonnere' Pure white double flowers with golden centre. Spread to 1.8m depth 60 -90cm 3lt 25.00
    'Marliacea Rosea Pink flowers Spread 1-1.2m Depth 50-120cm 3lt 25.00
    'Marliacea Chromatella' Canary yellow flowers golden stamens(15cm). Spread 1-1.5m 3lt 25.00
    'Sioux' Pink to orange / red flowers Spread to 90cm 2lt 25.00
       

 

DEEP WATER PLANTS WITH FLOATING LEAVES  

   

 

Aponogetan

distachyos

Water Hyacinth Floating leaves, small fragrant white flowers

1lt 12.00

 

Nuphar 

lutea

Yellow Pond Lily Depth 50-100cm Large floating leaves, pungent yellow summer flowers, 2m spread

3lt 20.00

 

Nymphoides 

peltata 

Fringed Water Lily. Depth 10-50cm.Yellow flowers float over the water

   
         

OXYGENATORS     see also Floating Pondweeds below

   

 

Elecharis

acicularis

Hair Grass Fine grassy foliage, easy to control, depth 0-60cm

9cm 4.75

 

Pilularia

globulifer

Pepper Grass Creeping stems of hair-like leaves to15cm, depth 0-15cm

9cm 4.75

 

Scipus

cernuus

Fiber Optic Plant Fine evergreen leaves like grass with tiny white flowers

1lt 6.75
       

 

FLOATING PONDWEEDS         Sold as a weighted bunch for 2.50

   
  Fontinalis

antipyretica          

Willow Moss  Grey green moss for  good oxygenator bunch 2.50
  Ceratophyllum

demersum

Hornwort  Dense ruffled floating pondweed, good oxygenator bunch 2.50
       

 

 MARGINALS for  SHALLOW WATER and DAMP GROUND

   

Genus

Species/Variety

Common name and description

Pot Size

Price €uro

 

Acorus

gram Ogon Low clumps of bright yellow and green striped foliage 1lt 6.75

 

Anagallis

tenella

Bog Pimpernel Dense carpet of tiny leaves and rosy pink flowers

9cm 4.75

 

Butomus

umbellatus    SOLD OUT

Flowering Rush pink/rose red flowers, summer

1lt 6.75

 

Calla

palustris

Bog Arum Heart shaped leaf, white flowers followed by red seed heads

1lt 6.75

 

Caltha

palustris

Kingcup / Marsh Marigold Masss of bright yellow spring flowers

9cm 4.75

 

Cardamine

pratensis

Lady's Smock Pale lilac flowers on wiry stems late spring / early summer

9cm 4.75

 

Cares

elata 'Aurea'

Golden Sedge Rich golden yellow foliage for shallow water

3lt 15.00

Cyperus

longus  SOLD OUT

Sweet Galingale Hardy evergreen with pendulous, grass-like foliage 1.2m x indefinite

1lt 6.75

 

Equisetum

hymale

Dutch Rush Evergreen stems with attractive markings to 1.5m. V hardy

1lt 6.75

 

Glyceria

maxima variegata

 Grass like foliage with pink tints maturing to green / white 60cm.

1lt 6.75

 

 Iris

laevigata 'Mottled Beauty'

Japanese Water Iris White petals overlaid with deep china blue speckles

1lt 6.75

 

 

louisiana 'Black Gamecock'

Stunning deep purple blooms midsummer. Height 1m, depth to 20cm

1lt 6.75

 

 

pseudoacorus bastardii

Yellow Flag  Depth 0-20cm. Pale creamy yellow flowers

1lt 6.75

 

 

versicolor 'Kermesina'

Claret purple flowers with white veining, grey-green leavers

   

 

Juncus

spiralis          

Corkscrew Rush Unusual spiral stems

3lt 15.00

 

Lobelia

cardinalis

Scarlet Lobelia Spires of brilliant red flowers to 1m late summer

1lt 6.75

 

Lychnis

flos-culi 'Terry's Pink'

Dwarf Ragged Robin Rose pink 'ragged' flowers, compact variety to 20cm

   

 

 

flos-culi 'White Robin'

White Ragged Robin Talle growing than above to 1m with white flowers

9cm 4.75

 

Lysichiton

camtschatcenis

White Skunk Cabbage White arum shaped flowers March to May

1lt 6.75

 

Lysimachia

nummularia, 'Aurea'

Golden Creeping Jenny Bright gold foliage, sgood ground cover for pond edges

1lt 6.75

 

Lythrum

salicaria

Purple Loosestrife  Tall deep pink flower spikes all summer

1lt 6.75

 

Mentha

aquatica

Water mint- Depth 0-45cm- Creeping plant 15-90cm aromatic leaves, whorls of lilac flowers 6-8.

9cm 4.75

 

Mimulus

cupreus 'Red Emperor'

Monkey Musk Bright red flowers in summer, forms low clumps to 40cm

9cm 4.75

 

Mysotis

scorpioides

Water Forget-Me-Not Clusters of small clear blue flowers 30cm

3lt 15.00

 

Petasites

hybridus

Butterburr V large leaves, pink club like flowers

9cm 4.75

 

Pontaderia

cordata

Pickerel Weed Spikes of blue flowers to 1m+ in late summer

1lt 6.75

 

Pontaderia

cordata 'Alba'

Shorter than above with white flower spikes late summer

1lt 6.75

 

Scirpus

cernuus

Fiber optic Plant  Grassy foliage with tiny white flowers at each tip 30cm

1lt 6.75

 

Typha

anustifolia

Lesser Reedmace / Bulrush dark chocolate 'bullrush' seedheads late summer to 1.5m

   

 

 

latifolia

Greater Reedmace / Bulrush Tall to over 2m, dark chocolate 'bullrush' seedheads late summer, vigorous

1lt 6.75
   

minima

Dwarf Japanese Bullrush - Small bullrush flowers in summer

1lt 6.75

 

Veronica

beccabunga

Brooklime - Marginal aquatic, saucer-shaped blue flowers from late spring 10cm x indefinite

9cm 4.75
 

Special Meshed Planting Baskets also Available   Please Ask

   

 

 

 

 

Many Perennials are also suitable for Damp Ground near Ponds or Streams
see: Perennials A to Z