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.
Ranunculus Flammula
Lanceolate leaves with branching stems holding large numbers of buttercup flowers capable of brightening up any unsightly areas in the pond edging.
Common Name: Lesser Spearwort
Price: £4.95 ea.
Sagittaria Flora Plena
Giant arrow shaped leaves that give great effect, followed in mid Summer by double white flower balls on separate stems.
Common Name: Double Arrowhead
Price: £6.95 ea.
Sagittaria Sagitifolia
Native. Same effective arrow shaped leaves but the delicate simple white flowers have a black centre
Common Name: Arrowhead
Price: £4.95 ea.
Saururus Cernuus
Green lanced-shaped leaves with slender nodding solitary spikes of tiny white fragrant flowers, not invasive, so always worth including in your plant list
Common Name: Lizards Tail
Price: £4.95 ea.
Scirpus Albescens
Neat erect reed stems of about 3-4 feet delicately striped vertically cream and green . An attractive back cloth, but keep restricted.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Scirpus Angustifolium
Native. Very showy grass when flowering in July with a carpet of white fluffy cotton wool buds. Only 12-15 inch high. Keep restricted.
Common Name: Cotton Grass
Price: £4.95 ea.
Scirpus Cernuus
Glossy thread-like leaves with minute white flower spikes on the tips of each leaf.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Scirpus Lacustrus
Dark green rush with clusters of chocolate brown flowers, held on neat erect stems whose structure mixes well with most smaller marginals.
Common Name: Club Rush
Price: £4.95 ea.
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Hinton Parva, Swindon, Wiltshire. SN4 0DH
Telephone: 01793 790558
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