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Waterplants

Waterplants and Marginal Bog Plants

Weather in Winter

Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 56F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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Waterplants

Name

Native

Flower Color

Remarks

Height

Zone

Spread

Light

F

Blooms

Price ($)

Hippuri vulgaris, Mares Tail

 

 

Use as a marginal, or submerged plant in deeper water

6-12in

4

 

S-P

 

 

7.99

Nymphaea, Attraction, Waterlily

 

Wine red

Reliable bloomer; large wine red blooms resting on the water surface

 

3

4-5ft

S

F

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Barbara Dobbins, Waterlily

 

Apricot blend

Blend of yellow, pink, and apricot blooms; medium to large ponds

 

3

6-8ft

S

 

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Bernice Ikins, Waterlily

 

Dark pink

Great performer; large dark pink flowers held 6" above water surface

 

3

4-5ft

S

 

JunSep

39.99

Nymphaea, Black Princess, Waterlily

 

Dark Red

Dark red nearly black blooms make this lily rather unique

 

3

4ft

S

 

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Colorado, Waterlily

 

Apricot-peach

Incredible bloomer; flowers are held above the water surface

 

3

4-6ft

S-P

 

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Gregg's Orange Beauty, Waterlily

 

Light orange

Beautiful flowers with inner petals bright yellow, outer petals glowing pink; speckled leaves

 

3

4ft

S

 

Jun-Sep

49.99

Nymphaea, James Brydon, Waterlily

 

Deep rose

Unique red-rose-pink, cup shaped blossoms; free bloomer; any size pond

 

3

4ft

S-P

F

Jul-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Joey Tomocik, Waterlily

 

Lemon-yellow

Large yellow blooms held high above the surface of the water

 

3

6-8ft

S-P

 

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Manee, Waterlily

 

Double red

Brilliant red, hardy waterlily with a high petal count and beautiful cupped double flower

 

3

 

S

 

Spring

69.99

Nymphaea, Marliacea Albida, Waterlily

 

White

Excellent variety that produces a profusion of bowl shaped white flowers

 

3

4ft

S-P

 

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Miss Siam, Waterlily

 

Deep pink

Good bloomer; deep pink blooms on green lily pads with red overtones

 

4

 

S

 

Jun-Fall

69.99

Nymphaea, Perry's Dbl. White, Waterlily

 

Double white

Tub-garden or any size; pure white blooms rest on the water surface

 

3

3ft

S

 

Jul-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Perry's Fire Opal, Waterlily

 

Double pink

Very attractive strong pink blooms that rest on the water surface

 

3

4ft

S

F

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Pink Grapefruit, Waterlily

 

Peach-pink

Peony shaped 6" blooms held high above the water surface

 

3

4-8ft

S

 

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Pink Sensation, Waterlily

 

Rose-pink

Flowers remain open longerthan most others and rest on the water surface

 

3

3-5ft

S

F

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Steven Strawn, Waterlily

 

Cherry-red

Outstanding cherry-red blooms rest on the water surface

 

3

4ft

S

 

Jun-Sep

39.99

Nymphaea, Sunfire, Waterlily

 

Pink

Excellent bloomer; adaptable to smaller ponds; shade tolerant

 

3

4-6ft

S-P

 

Jun-Fall

39.99

Vallisneria, Ribbon Grass

 

 

Fully submerged plant; likes deeper water; plant 6-24" below surface

 

4

 

S-Sh

 

 

4.99

Marginal Bog Plants

Name

Native

Flower Color

Remarks

Height

Zone

Depth

Light

F

Blooms

Price ($)

Acorus calamus variegatus, Sweet Flag

Nat*

 

Beautiful variegated leaves

30in

4

0-6in

S-P

 

 

9.99

Baumea caroliniana, Variegated Striped Rush

 

 

Striking, stripey golden foliage, compact tidy rush

24in

5

0-4in

S

 

 

16.99

Caltha palustris, Marsh Marigold

Nat

Yellow

Good for bog-beds and pond edges; repeat bloomer

12in

3

0-4in

P-S

 

Apr-May

9.99

Canna, African Sunset

 

Orange

Beautiful foliage changing from red over yellow to orange

3-4ft

8

0-3in

S

 

Jun-Aug

11.99

Canna, Erebus, Longwood Canna

 

Pink

A true aquatic Canna; blue-green leaves with pink flower held high

2-3ft

8

0-10in

S

 

Jun-Fall

11.99

Canna, Intrique

 

Orange

Dark burgundy lance shaped foliage.; large orchid-like flowers

6-7ft

7

0-10in

S

 

Jul-Sep

11.99

Canna, Pretoria, Bengal Tiger

 

Orange

Boldly striped banana like foliage topped with orange blossom

4-6ft

8

0-4in

S

 

Jul-Sep

11.99

Canna, Striped Beauty

 

Yellow

Green foliage with striking white stripes

3-5ft

7

0-1in

S-P

 

Summer

11.99

Colocasia, Maui Gold, Golden Taro

 

 

Tight clump of 2' arching white stems ending with large chartreuse leaves

24-30in

7

0-4in

S-P

 

 

14.99

Colocasia antiquorum, Illustris, Imperial Taro

 

 

Large green leaves with purple mottling; impressive

2-3ft

7

1-6in

S-P

 

 

14.99

Colocasia esculenta, Black Coral, Taro

 

 

Burgundy stems with glossy black blue veined foliage

3-4ft

7

1-6in

S-P

 

 

11.99

Colocasia Esculenta, Dark Stemmed, Taro

 

 

Burgundy stems with green foliage

3-4ft

7

1-6in

S-Sh

 

 

9.99

Colocasia esculenta, Tropical Storm, Taro

 

 

Compact, fast grower, purple-black foliage with central creamy white streak

3-4ft

8

1-6in

S-P

 

 

9.99

Cyperus Involucratus, Baby Tut, Dwarf Umbrella Palm

 

 

Graceful exotic umbrella like foliag. Water should not be over the crown

18-24in

9

0in

S-P

 

 

7.99

Cyperus isocladus, Nile Princess

 

 

Mini version of Papyrus King Tut that used to be called Little Tut

12-18in

9

0-4in

S-P

 

 

9.99

Cyperus papyrus, Prince Tut, Egyptian Paper Plant

 

 

Tropical looking; fast grower; grow in pond or container

3-4ft

9

0-6in

S

 

 

9.99

Hydrocotyle, Crystal Confetti, Varieg. Pennywort

 

Yellow

Trailing carpet of foliage; growing into the water; good for waterfalls

2-3in

6

0in

S-Sh

 

May

6.99

Hydrocotyle verticilata, Water Pennywort

 

Creamy yellow

Round leaves held high above the surface; can be grow submerged

4-6in

6

0in

S-P

 

Jul-Aug

6.99

Iris laiviegata, Variegata, Water Iris

 

Blue

Variegated leaves with blue blossom; will grow in the water

18in

3

0-6in

S-P

 

Jun-Jul

11.99

Iris louisiana, Acadian Miss, Louisiana Iris

 

White

Ruffled elegant white flower with yellow signal spots; 3-5" across

36-48in

3

0-4in

S

 

Jun-Jul

9.99

Iris louisiana, Black Gamecock, Louisiana Iris

 

Dark purple

Striking midnight purple blossoms

18in

4

0-4in

S-P

 

Spring

9.99

Iris Louisiana, Cyclamint, Louisiana Iris

 

Purple

Beautiful fuchsia flowers; officially zone 6, but has survived for us

30-36in

4

0-3in

S-P

 

Spring

9.99

Iris versicolor, Blue Flag

Nat*

Violet-blue

Grows in marshes and along lakes

30in

3

0-3in

S-P

 

Spring

8.99

Juncus effusus, Gold Strike, Rush

 

 

Variegated cluster of golden spikes; pond edge and borders

2-3ft

3

0-4in

S-P

 

 

9.99

Juncus effusus spiralis, Twister, Rush

 

 

Large and upright; unique evergreen wire-like spiral foliage

18-24in

5

0-4in

S

 

 

7.99

Juncus glauca, Blue Rush, Rush

 

 

The bluest aquatic grass; needle-like foliage

16-24in

4

0-2in

S

 

 

9.99

Menyanthes trifoliata, Bog Bean/Buckbean

Nat

Pink-white

Reaches out over water surface, good for pond edges

9-12in

3

1-3in

S-P

 

Apr-May

7.99

Mimulus ringens, Lavender Monkey Flower

Nat

Lavender/blue

Grows along streams; long bloomer; prefers part shade

20-30in

3

0-6in

S-P

 

Jul-Sep

7.99

Pontederia cordata, Pickerel Rush

Nat

Soft blue

Large spikes of blue flowers, one of the best filtration plants

18-24in

3

0-12in

S-P

 

Jul-Fall

9.99

Ranunculus flammula, Miniature Spearwort

 

Yellow

Masses of yellow buttercup flowers; excellent marginal plant

10-12in

4

1-3in

S-P

 

May-Aug

7.99

Ruellia Brittoniana, Water Bluebell

 

Blue

Like Chi Chi but with blue flowers

24in

9

0-3in

S-P

 

Jun-Sep

7.99

Ruellia brittoniana, Chi Chi, Water Bluebells

 

Pink

Covered with 1" petunia like pink flowers all summer

24in

8

0-3in

S-P

 

Jun-sep

7.99

Sagittaria latifolia, Arrowhead

Nat

White

Arrowhead shaped leaves; white flowers

20in

3

0-6in

S-P

 

Jun-Aug

7.99

Saururus cernuus, Lizard's Tail

Nat

Cream-white

Easy native plant; unique white flowers that bloom long

12-18in

4

0-6in

S-P

F

Jul

9.99

Tulbaghia violacea, Variegata, Society Garlic

 

Lilac

Variegated foliage with lilac flowers held above foliage

10-15in

7

0-1in

S-P

 

May-Sep

9.99

Typha latifolia, Cattail

Nat

Velvety-brown

Fascinating catkins; invasive; water depth 0-12"

7ft

2

0-12in

S-P

 

Summer

6.99

Typha latifolia variegata, Variegated Cattail

 

Brown

Elegant variegated cattail not as invasive as other types

4-6ft

4

0-12in

S-P

 

 

10.99

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Last Updated on October 16th, 2017
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