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Pond Plants for Garden Ponds and Wildlife Ponds

During the main pond season (approx March/April - September/October, weather dependant!), we stock a wide variety of aquatic plants for garden ponds and wildlife ponds.

These include a range of marginal plants, water lilies, oxygenating plants and floating plants.

In addition, we also stock a small range of complementary moisture- and shade-loving plants including Ferns, Hostas, etc.

We also stock liquid and root pond plant fertilisers, pond compost, and a variety of planting baskets.

Pond plant stock 2021 season: updated 30th July

Marginal / Bog Garden Plants

Golden sedge pond plant
  • Variegated Sweet Rush (Acorus calamus 'Variegatus')
  • Variegated Gramineus (Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus')
  • Narrow-leaved Water-plantain (Alisma lanceolatum)
  • American water plantain (Alisma parviflora)
  • Bog Pimpernel (Anagallis tenella)
  • Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris)
  • Giant Kingcup (Caltha polypetala)
  • Carnation Sedge (Carex panicea)
  • Pendulous Sedge (Carex pendula)
  • Variegated pond sedge (Carex riparia 'Variegata')
  • Paper Reed (Cyperus papyrus)
  • Star Grass (Dichromena colorata)
  • Heart Leaf (Houttuynia cordata)
  • Heart Leaf 'Variegata' (Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata')
Iris louisiana pond plants
  • Water Iris (Iris louisiana 'Ann Chowning')
  • Water Iris (Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock')
  • Water Iris (Iris louisiana 'Sinfonietta')
  • Yellow Flag Iris (Iris pseudacorus)
  • Siberian Flag (Iris sibirica)
  • Corkscrew Rush (Juncus effusus spiralis)
  • Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
  • Red leaved cardinal flower (Lobelia fulgens 'Queen Victoria')
  • Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)
  • Ragged Robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi)
  • Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia)
  • Golden Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea')
  • Sunburst Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia 'Sunburst')
  • Chinese Marshflower, white (Mazus reptans 'Alba')
  • Chinese Marshflower, blue (Mazus reptans 'Blue')
  • Water Mint (Mentha aquatica)
  • Water Spearmint (Mentha / Preslia cervina)
  • Penny Royal (Mentha pulegium)
  • Red Emporer Mimulus (Mimulus cupreus 'Red Emperor')
  • Yellow Monkey Flower (Mimulus luteus)
  • Allegheny Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens)
Water forget-me-not pond plant
  • Water Forget-me-not (Myosotis palustris / scorpioides)
  • Variegated Water Forget-me-not (Myosotis palustris / scorpioides 'Variegata')
  • Variegated Water Dropwort (Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo')
  • Marsh Cinquefoil (Potentilla palustris)
  • Water Crowfoot (Ranunculus aquatilis)
  • Spotted Sorrel (Rumex sanguinea)
  • Fibre Optic Plant (Scirpus cernuus / Isolepis cernua)
  • Blue-Eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium angustifolium)
  • Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis)
  • Brook Lime (Veronica beccabunga)
  • Arum Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough')

Oxygenators, Deep-water, and Floating plants

Pond oxygenating plant, Mare's Tail, Hippuris vulgaris
  • Water Starwort (Callitriche)
  • Hair Grass / Spikerush (Eleocharis acicularis)
  • Miniature Pennywort (Hydrocotyle 'Nova Zealand')
  • Variegated Lawn Pennywort (Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides variegata)
  • Mare's Tail (Hippuris vulgaris)
  • Micro Sword (Lilaeopsis brasiliensis)
  • Red-Stemmed Parrots Feather (Myriophyllum brasiliensis)
  • Hornwort (Ceratophyllum demersum) - Deep water plant, potted
  • Water Violet (Hottonia palustris) - leaded bunches
  • Water Chestnut (Trapa Natans) - Floating plant
  • Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) - Floating plant
  • Water Poppy (Hydrocleys nymphoides) - Floating plant

Pond Lilies (Nymphaea)

water lily flowering

A good selection of Red, White, Yellow, Pink and Copper flowering varieties available, small medium and large (S,M,L) lilies.

RED Lilies: Almost Black (M-L), Burgundy Princess (M-L), Charles de Meurvillie (M-L), Froebellii (S), Gloriosa (M), Lucida (S-M), Perry's Baby Red (S), Perry's Red Glow (S-M)

WHITE Lilies: Alba (M-L)

YELLOW Lilies: Joey Tomocik (L), Marcilea Chromatella (M)

PINK Lilies: Firecrest (M-L), Hollandia/Darwin (L), Madame Wilfrin Gonnere (M), Rene Gerrard (M), Shady Lady (S)

COPPER Lilies: Little Sue (S), Sioux (M)

Other Moisture-loving and/or shade-loving plants

Picture of ferns
  • Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum 'Metallicum')
  • Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)
  • Male Fern (Dryopteris filix-mas)
  • Slender Crested Male Fern (Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis')
  • Shuttlecock Fern / Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris)
  • Japanese lace fern / tassel fern (Polystichum polyblepharum)
  • Astilbe (False goatsbeard), red
  • Astilbe (False goatsbeard), white
  • Tibetan / Giant Cowslip (Primula florindae)

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