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Shelf, Marginal, or Bog plants and flowers. These plants can be planted in containers with proper medium or soil along the edge of the water garden or in earth bottom ponds. Some can live in or out of the water. Contact us for questions on any water garden plants!

  1. Winter Hardy Pond Plants Winter Hardy Pond Plants
  2. Low Growing Pond Plants Low Growing Pond Plants
  3. Medium Height Pond Plants Medium Height Pond Plants
  4. Tall Pond Plants Tall Pond Plants
  5. Annual Marginal Pond Plants Annual Marginal Pond Plants

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10" x 7.5 deep Round Basket with Handles  +
16"x7" Hardy Waterlily / Small Lotus Container +
22.5" x 10"  Lotus Container  +

10" Round Basket with Handles - Best for short marginals under 12 inches in height or great for submerged grasses at the bottom of a pond ... use deeper and wider containers for tall plants so they wont tip...
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16 wide x7 deep dimensions . Provides best performance for water lilies and small to medium lotus. Some pond owners mistakenly believe that their new plants will simply float on the water’s surface. In fac...
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22.5" wide x10" dimensions . Provides best performance for water lilies and small to medium lotus. Some pond owners mistakenly believe that their new plants will simply float on the water’s surface. In fac...
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Ann Chowning Red Louisiana Iris --SALE OF THE WEEK! +
Black Coral Taro -NEW! +

Kirk Strawn is an one of the more early blooming deep red Louisiana bog iris. Striking red and quite hardy will survive fine in up to five inches of water but can also tolerate living in the garden outside the p...
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Austrailian Jumping Violets, creeping down out of pots at or above the surface, trailing down waterfall edges and stream beds. These pretty short ground covers grow well and quick. Purple flowers abound. Hardy in Zone...
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Black Coral Taro, deep shiny black leaves with a distinct electric ble veining. The most incredible and cool new plant for this season! Grow at the waters edge in a basket, in a stream or even if the garden if you wil...
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Black Madras Dwarf Rice FAVORITE! Fantastic! +
Bloody Dock (Rumex sanguineus) +

Black Madras Ornamental Rice, You must discover the many great uses for this aquatic Purple Grass! Black Madras ornamental rice is the ticket for all sunny garden locations in or out of the water. From late spri...
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Bloody Dock (Rumex sanguineus) Med. 15" - Fairly Hardy, Zones 5-11 Tough, easy to grow, onamental vegetable. Reddish-green long leaves are veined in deep red and purple. The reddish-purple heads are showy f...
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Blue Hawaii Taro - NEW! - ON SALE THIS WEEK. Colocasia 'Blue Hawaii' - another new plant we found taking botanical gardens by storm was this new blue veined magnificent taro. Just stunning inside your po...
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CARDINAL FLOWER (Lobelia cardinalis) +
CATTAIL, Miniture  SALE THIS WEEK! (Typha minima) +
CARDINAL FLOWER (Lobelia cardinalis) Enjoy intense red spikes of flowers during the summer. Grows 15-22Ē high with just the roots potted on the shelf. Very easy to grow and winters well. Use heavy loam garden soil, N...
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CATTAIL, Miniture: This is a herbaceous perennial Similar to a graceful cattail but only gets 14-20 inches high with short two to three inch flowering tails. The tails bloom between July and September. Be sure t...
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Chameleon Flower: A winter hardy marginal plant that grows 4 to 8 inches tall. Red stems bear blueish green, heart shaped leaves with swatches of red and cream around edges. Cone shaped white flowers appear in s...
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Chinese LIZARDíS TAIL (Saururus chinensis) +
Cotton Grass - New for 2017! +
Crystal Ball Variegated Pennywort +

Chinese Lizards Tail  (Saururus chinensis) Much more spectacular than the North American native variety. The bright green foliage on these pond plants are accented with 4" - 6" long spikes of whit...
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Cotton Grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) a northern native species to North America and Europe to Siberia. The cottony seed hairs are used to make candle wicks & stuffing pillows. This grass will flower from May to Jun...
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Crystal Ball Variegated Pennywort looks wonderful around the edge of a pond, as a low growing plant in a pot to hide the edges around a taller plant, or best sweeping down a waterfall stream. Pond Builders acros...
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DWARF WINTER HARDY PINK HIBISCUS, FLOWERS ALL SUMMER !!! +
DWARF WINTER HARDY RED HIBISCUS +
Dwarf Sweetflag Goldon Ogon
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DWARF PINK HIBISCUS, NEW FLOWER (Hibiscus moscheutos) Large 4-5 inch flowers are white to pink. Grows 15-20 inches tall and comes back each year to zone 5. Plant in a 9 inch or wider container in up to 3 inches ...
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DWARF RED HIBISCUS, NEW FLOWER (Hibiscus moscheutos) Large 4-5 inch flowers are deep Red. Grows 14-20 inches tall and comes back each year to zone 5. Plant in a 9 inch or wider container in up to 3 inches of wat...
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ensata Variegata (The Striped Japanese Iris) SALE OF THE WEEK! +
Fertilizer Tabs (60 Tabs) PLUS HUMATES! NEW! +
Floating Plant Island Container 16" (Protect Plants From KOI) +
Iris ensata 'Variegata' (Striped Japanese Iris)...aquatic or just in the sunny part of a well watered garden, this is your spring showstopper. 6 hours of sun or more is perfect. Iris ensata &#...
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PondTabbs PLUS HUMATES 60 Fertilizer tablets for water lilies, lotus, and other aquatic plants. Fast acting fertilizer tabs that allow their nutrients to go to work giving plants a strong start and healthy diet....
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Floating Plant Island Container Large (Protect Plants From KOI), these floating planters can be used to grow plants in ponds where large koi dig up and root around in plants destroying them. Provide those koi wi...
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Floating Plant Island Container 20" (Protect Plants From KOI) +
Forget-me-not Blue Aquatic (Myosotis scorpoides, bareroot) SALE Shade Loving! +
GOLDEN CLUB (Orontium aquaticum) +

Floating Plant Island Container Large (Protect Plants From KOI), these floating planters can be used to grow plants in ponds where large koi dig up and root around in plants destroying them. Provide those koi wi...
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Forget-me-not Blue Aquatic (Myosotis scorpoides) SHADE LOVING FLOWERS! Not that many plants love the shade but this one won’t fail. It is winter hardy and the further north you go the happier these little ...
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GOLDEN CLUB (Orontium aquaticum)

Golden club is an unusual and attractive member of the of the arum family, related to Jack-in-the-pulpit, skunk cabbage, and garden calla lily. The common...
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Mottled Beauty, Iris laevigata ON SALE THIS WEEK! +
NEW Erebus Pink, Aquatic Longwood Cannas +

LEMON DROPS! Bloom all summer! (also called toothache plant as it can numb the tounge)- Edible! Grows in damp or wet conditions, also great for windowboxes or containers. The flowers and leaves are edible and wi...
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Mottled Beauty is a Japanese aquatic bog iris. (Iris laevigata) This iris has six petaled white flowers overlaid with beautiful deep china blue speckles. Stylearms are white with a violet-purple mid-vein line. M...
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Erebus Flower, Aquatic Cannas pink longwoods: Height: Shorter Medium, Flower Color: Salmon Pink, Foliage Characteristics: Blue Green Leaves. Excellent pond plant 1-3" deep. Plant in 2 gallon or larger conta...
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OBEDIENT Flowers (Physostegia leptophylla) Blooms Spring to Frost (SALE) Shelf Pond Plants +
Oval Baskets w/ Handles  18Lx7Wx6D  +
PAPYRUS, DWARF - SALE! - (Cyperus haspan) +

Obedient Flowers (Physostegia virginiana) Lavender flower spikes accent the water garden nicely. It is a very vigorous grower and gets 2' to 3' high. Obedient plant is also known as False Dragonhead. The...
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18Lx7Wx6D  kidney or oval plant basket. Some pond owners mistakenly believe that their new plants will simply float on the water’s surface. In fact, water plants—like most plants—must...
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Dwarf Papyrus! The 18-24” plant has many thin leaves on top of the stems. A nice accent to the water garden, this plant is viviparous and will grow new plants from the tops. Winter over as a hous


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Papyrus, giant - Cyperus papyrus +
Pickerel CORDATA - Blue +
PICKEREL, White (Pontederia cordata) +

Papyrus, tall egyptian  A very popular plant that grows 50-80” tall. The foliage consists of long, strap-like leaves at the top of the stem. Buy Pond Plants, Trapdoor Pond Snails, Aquatic Pond Plants,...
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Pickerel Cordata is the shorter native cousin of the Royal Blue Pickerel. Cordata is much shorter staying about 20-30 inches tall in most ponds. It flowers all summer from June - October and attracts butterflies like ...
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PICKEREL, White (Pontederia cordata)  Enjoy white blooms all summer long. Grows about 24-30” high and 24” wide. Very easy to grow.


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Pink Sunburst Canna NEW! DWARF! +
PLUM CRAZY hibiscus +
Potted, Lindernia grandiflora NEW! Groundcover +
New Dwarf Pink Sunburst Medium Pink variegated canna. Grows only 18-30" tall. Flowers all summer. Remove roots after frost and store in cool dry place for winter. Replant 1st of summer. Full Sun. Tied with Orange punc...
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 Lindernia grandiflora is big blue moneywort, larger foliage than the monierri with blue purple flowers if planted in the sun. Use as a low groing cover in streams or just at the waters edge below tall plan...
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