Tag Archives: perennials

Marginal Plants, Perennials or Woodland Ferns?

Marginal Plants, Perennials or Woodland Ferns? Marginal plants are so called and categorized for a good reason, they grow at the water’s edge (water margin) where land meets water, in natural clay or silt based ponds the water margin will … Continue reading

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Schizostylis Coccinea or (Kaffir Lily)

Schizostylis Coccinea Major or (Kaffir Lily) Also known as the River Lily and commonly now sold under its new Latin name of Hesperantha Coccinea.  To avoid any confusion, I will refer to them as River Lilies, although they are actually members … Continue reading

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Buying Pond Plants

Buying Pond Plants In my trade, water gardening means growing plants in and around water or in damp or permanently wet areas, also incorporating the planting of lakes, ponds and their surrounding areas down to the smallest patio containers.  This … Continue reading

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