Not to be confused with moisture loving plants that like free draining soil, most of the plants listed in this category are marginal and will grow quite happily in boggy soil or in water. However, some of them will only grow in permanently saturated soil.
Sold in 1 litre, 9 cm and 7 cm solid black pots, many of the species and cultivars in this category, especially pond plants that grow from tubers or rhizomes, are sold barerooted.
Please see our category listings in the left hand menu for aquatic planting accessories, aquatic soils and gravel. Aquatic pond plants and water lilies are heavy feeders, so dont forget to add plant food to your shopping basket.
Some of our aquatic iris are available in large quantities at special discounted rates, please see our trade discounts category in the left hand menu.
Lilies Water Gardens Latest Blog Posts(Sun, 04 Aug 2019 06:59:15 +0000)
Water Scorpions Also known by their Latin name (Nepa Cinerea), Water Scorpions are insects that look similar to land Scorpions. They are dark brown in colour and 3 – 5 cm in length and they certainly are a strange … Continue reading (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:15:39 +0000)
Why Won’t my Water Lily Produce Flowers? This is a question that I am frequently asked, but the good news is, it’s a question that can be easily answered. By going through the check lists below you should find … Continue reading (Sun, 07 Jul 2019 06:58:01 +0000)
Alpine Newts in the UK Long before my aquatic nursery even existed, I used to visit another aquatic nursery in Newdigate, known throughout my childhood as the Field Station. This wonderful place sold all kinds of Amphibians, Reptiles and … Continue reading (Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:30:41 +0000)
My First Wildlife Ponds I have always had a massive interest in wildlife and plants, and by the time I had reached the age of twenty five, I had kept and studied numerous Mammals, Reptiles, Birds, Insects, Amphibians and … Continue reading (Sun, 16 Jun 2019 06:48:56 +0000)
Memories of Beam Brook Aquatic Farm in Newdigate, Surrey During my childhood, I used to frequently visit a very special place called Beam Brook Aquatic Fish Farm. Also known by locals as The Field Station, this wonderful place … Continue reading (Sun, 02 Jun 2019 07:36:24 +0000)
Calla Palustris-Bog Arum Calla Palustris is a single species aquatic pond plant that is native to the northern hemisphere including the UK. Also known by the common names Bog-Arum and Marsh-Calla, It favors muddy margins and boggy conditions and can often … Continue reading (Sun, 26 May 2019 07:57:10 +0000)
Pond Plants (Eco-Friendly Buying Guide) We are all aware of the state of our oceans and the amount of plastic that finds its way down rivers and eventually into the sea. Sky Ocean Watch and Lewis Pugh have … Continue reading (Sun, 19 May 2019 07:37:27 +0000)
Where Does Our Pond Wildlife Arrive From? This is a question I get asked a lot. Many people are often amazed at just how quick wildlife seems to arrive in their pond as if from nowhere. So, just where does … Continue reading (Sun, 12 May 2019 07:36:35 +0000)
Veronica Beccabunga Veronica Beccabunga also known as (Brooklime and European Speedwell), is a low growing, evergreen marginal pond plant that is native to the UK and Europe. It has a creeping habit and grows in shallow water and … Continue reading (Sun, 05 May 2019 08:44:45 +0000)
Stunning New Water Lily Cultivars for 2019! I have been collecting rare, new and unusual pond plants for over 25 years from all corners of the globe. Importing pond plants can be a complicated process that involves plant health … Continue reading