Native Plants

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: £8.95 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.
Sparganium Erectum
A quick growing native rush with broad fleshy stalks that produce large burr seed heads in late summer.
Common Name: Burr Reed
Price: £4.95 ea.
Stratiodes Aloides
Pineapple top appearance with serrated leaves. Small white flower.
Common Name: Water Soldier
Price: £6.95 ea.
Typha Latifolia
Native. The common Bulrush looks very dramatic in a large water garden display. Keep restricted in a small pond. The large variety growing sometimes, 5 feet or more, in height.
Common Name: Reed Mace
Price: £4.95 ea.
Veronica Beccabunga
Native. Creeping dark foliage never higher than 4-5 inches produces clusters of small blue flowers all summer.
Common Name: Brooklime
Price: £4.95 ea.
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