A collection of native plants for a pond of approximately 25 sq. mtrs (275 sq ft) with marginal shelves up 15m (50ft) long 50cm wide and a depth of 15-25cm. The deep water area of the pond should be at least 60cm (24in) deep or preferably 90-120cm (3-4ft) if planting directly into the pond bed to help control the spread of the more vigorous plants.
The collection will consist of the following plants:
6 Deep water plants including 4 native lilies
80 Assorted marginals
And will include good selection of plants for example:
Native alba lily, Fringe lily, Water plantain, Flowering rush, Common cotton grass, Narrow reed mace, Cyperus sedge, Pendulous sedge, Fibre optic, Sweet galingale, Branched bur reed, Marsh marigold, Square stemmed St John’s wort, Yellow loosestrife, Marsh woundwort, Purple loosestrife, Soft rush, Hard rush, Greater pond sedge, Water mint, Bog bean, Water forget-me-not, Watercress, Water crowfoot, Lesser spearwort, Fool’s watercress, Hornwort, Willow moss, Water starwort, Yellow flag iris, Brooklime and Water figwort.
Plants will be supplied in 9cm pots and bare root apart from the deep water plants which will be in 1 litre baskets.
Extra large native pond collection
|Extra large native pond|