A collection of ornamental plants (both native and non-native) for a more formal pond of approximately 7.5 sq. mtrs (83 sq ft) with marginal shelves up to 7m (23 ft) long 25cm wide and a depth of 15-25cm. The deep water area of the pond should preferably be at least 60cm (24in) deep.
The collection will consist of the following plants:
2 Deep Water plants including 1 water lily
27 Assorted marginals
And will include a selection of ornamental plants for example:
Water hawthorn, Water lily, Iris laevigata, Iris versicolor, White marsh marigold, Golden club, Double marsh marigold, Bog arum, Barred horsetail, Zebra rush, Chameleon plant, Lobelia cardinalis, Lobelia ‘Queen Victoria, Lobelia siphilitica, Lobelia siphilitica alba, White skunk cabbage, Small reed mace, Mimulus ringens, Zantedeschia (Green Goddess, Crowborough, Kiwi Blush), Apache beads, Blue pickerel, White pickerel, Fibre optic plant, White forget-me-not, Cotton grass, Hornwort, Water soldier, Hair grass, Willow moss, Starwort and Water crowfoot.
Plants will be supplied in 9cm pots and bare root apart from the water lily which will be in a 2 litre basket and other deep water plant which will be in a 1 litre basket. The 9cm plants will need to be potted up into larger aquatic baskets unless being planted into the bed of a natural pond.
This collection is available without planting baskets with baskets only or as a complete package including soil and aquatic gravel -please select from “Collection options” box below.
Planting in baskets you would need to purchase approx 45 litres of soil and 6 litres of gravel. If the baskets option is selected we will supply a mixture of 1 and 2 litre baskets appropriate to the plants selected with the 2 litre for the taller/larger growing plants.
Medium ornamental pond collection