Native Plants

Acorus Calamus
Native. Sharp Iris like foliage which gives off a sweet scent when crushed or damaged. Strong grower unless contained. Height 24 inch plus.
Common Name: Sweet Scented Rush
Price: £3.95 ea.
Butomus Umbellatus
Native. Delicate reed foliage standing 24 inches high by mid summer with a beautiful umbrella of pink flowers. A ideal plant to grow as combination arrangement.
Common Name: Flowering Rush
Price: £4.95 ea.
Caltha Palustrus
Native. Marsh Marigold. First splash of colour in early Spring. Buttercup yellow flowers amongst neat clump forming foliage.
Common Name: Marsh Marigold
Price: £4.95 ea.
Cyperus Longus
Native. Course stemmed rush standing 18 inches or so high. A spectacular flower head spray of grass seed heads. Keep restricted.
Common Name: Sweet Galingale
Price: £3.95 ea.
Hipperus Vulgaris
Price: £3.95
Hydrocharis Morsus-Ranae
Small lily like floating leaves growing from a central bud, pretty white flowers. Hardy
Common Name: Frogbit
Price: £3.00 ea.
Hydrocotyle Vulgaris
Attractive low growing carpet of spreading leaves with white flowers.
Price: £3.95 ea.
Iris Pseudocorus
Native. Broad, sword shaped, leaves. Giving a clean outline to crisp yellow bloom in late spring. A must for a natural or ornamental waterside.
Common Name: Yellow Flag Iris
Price: £4.95 ea.
Juncus Inflexus
Price: £3.95
Lysimachia Nummularia
Creeping stems with small clean sage green cup shaped foliage. Myriads of bright yellow flower near all Summer.
Common Name: Creeping Jenny
Price: £3.95 ea.
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.
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 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.
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