Marginals

Lythrum Salicaria
Native. Tall woody stemmed plant of erect habit and neat foliage. In August the purple brush of tiny flowers makes bright late splash of colour.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Mentha Aquatica
Native. Dusty purple green foliage standing 12 inches high and lavender puff ball flower heads. Scented foliage if crushed. (Common name :- )
Common Name: Water Mint
Price: £3.95 ea.
Mentha Cervina
A neat quick growing mint of about 10-12 inches height. Producing, in late Summer clusters of lavender balls on upright stems. Pleasant strong scent. Needs restricting.
Common Name: European Mint
Price: £3.95 ea.
Menyanthes Trifoliata
Bean like foliage on a creeping root stock. Useful to disguise pond edges, pink flower buds open to delicate white stars. Only 9 inches high.
Common Name: Bog Bean
Price: £3.95 ea.
Mimulus Leteus
Native. Dozens of yellow trumpets grace this useful plant all summer. Trim back hard regularly to have repeat splashes of colour.
Common Name: Monkey Musk
Price: £3.95 ea.
Myosotis Mermaid
A little darker flower shade than ‘Palustrus’ and slightly neater habit but the same mass of pretty miniature stars.
Price: £3.95 ea.
Myosotis Scorpoides
Native. Creeping edge plant, very free flowering with pale blue forget-me-not shaped flowers all summer. Useful companion plant.
Common Name: Water forget-me-not
Price: £4.95 ea.
Myosotis Snowflake
Snow white stars on stems that delicately stand away from the foliage making a mist of dainty contrast. Cut back heavily to get a repeat flowering.
Price: £3.95 ea.
Oenanthe Japonica Flamingo
Price: £3.95
Orontium Aquaticum
Spade shaped leaves that come from a central root stock to about 12 inches in height with powder yellow spathes dipped in colour.
Common Name: Golden Club
Price: £4.95 ea.
Phragmites Communis
Price: £3.95 ea.
Phragmites Communis Variegatus
Variegated form of the native Norfolk reed. Wispy grass like stems wave gracefully in the breeze to wonderful effect.
Common Name: Norfolk Reed
Price: £4.95 ea.
Pontederia Cordata
Broad, lance shaped rich green leaves all summer then in August a profusion of bright blue spikes appear till late in the year.
Common Name: Pickerel
Price: £4.95 ea.
Pontederia Cordata Alba
Slightly different angled habit of growth to the blue form with similar leaf but pretty white flowering spikes late into the year.
Common Name: White Pickerel
Price: £3.95 ea.
Potentilla Palustrus
Price: £3.95
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Hinton Parva, Swindon, Wiltshire. SN4 0DH
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