Marginals

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: £4.95 ea.
Mimulus Cardinalis
Best planted near the pond edge to get the best out of the glorious red colour of the flower against the green foliage. Excellent pollinator.
Common Name: Cardinal Flower
Price: £4.95 ea.
Mimulus Leteus
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: £4.95 ea.
Mimulus Ringens
Longer and narrower leaves than the other Mimulus variates with violet blue flowers on tall stems.
Common Name: Lavender musk
Price: £4.95 ea.
Myosotis Mermaid
A little darker flower shade than ‘Palustrus’ and slightly neater habit but the same mass of pretty miniature stars.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Myosotis Scorpioides
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: £4.95 ea.
Oenanthe Japonica Flamingo
Grown mostly for its stunning variegated pink, white and green foliage ,rather than its tiny creamy white flowers in late summer.
Common Name: Variegated Water Dropwort
Price: £4.95 ea.
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
Strong growing grass with broad glossy leaves. Ideal for large scale filtration beds.
Common Name: Norfolk Reed
Price: £4.95 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: £5.95 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: £5.95 ea.
Pontederia Lanceolata
Taller than Pontedria cordata with longer blue flower spikes, free flowering with dark green rubbery leaves.
Common Name: Pickerel weed
Price: £5.95 ea.
Potentilla Palustrus
Unusual slow growing marginal plant with sharply jagged toothed edged leaves. Stem reddish brown, and red-purple flowers.
Common Name: Marsh Cinquefoil
Price: £4.95 ea.
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