We have been sourcing and collecting our vast range of rare and unusual water garden and pond plants for over 20 years. Our collection, all of which are available to buy online or from our retail nursery consist of over 300 marginal pond plants includeing over 100 different types of Water Iris that come in all colours of the rainbow,
Our pond plants are suitable for edgeing ponds, lakes and streams. Some are only suitable for boggy conditions and and shallow pond margins where land meets water, However, certain varieties of pond plants will prefer to be submerged in the water up to a depth of 45 cm.
Some of our pond plants are sold in 1 litre, 9 cm and 7 cm solid black pots, but the majority are sold barerooted.
Please see our category listings in the left hand menu for aquatic planting accessories, aquatic soils and gravel,
All of our marginal pond plants and bog-garden plants are available throughout the spring an summer season and many are available all year around, all dispatched within 5 working days and delivered direct to your door
To learn more about your marginal pond plants, how to care for them and any problems that may arise, take a look at our FAQ. For more information about our pond plants, call us today on 01306 631064.
Aquatic pond plants and Water Lilies are heavy feeders so dont forget to add plant food to your shopping basket. some of our marginal plants are available in large quantities at special discounted rates, please see our trade discounts category in the left hand menu. View our full range of marginal pond plants below.
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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 (Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:44:43 +0000)
Ferns in the Water Garden Water gardens by definition means, ‘Gardens that contain areas of water’. it’s the plants that bring these gardens to life, but it’s not always about flowers and colour. Different species and cultivars of foliage plants … Continue reading (Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:07:20 +0000)
Natural Marginal Pond Planting without Using Aquatic Baskets in Lined Ponds All ponds need to be able to contain water without any leakage. Natural clay bottomed ponds and lakes take care of these themselves but if we want to construct … Continue reading (Sun, 31 Mar 2019 08:49:41 +0000)
12 Good Reasons to Buy Pond Plants and Water Lilies From us at Lilies Water Gardens 1.) Frost Hardy Pond Plants and Water Lilies NOT Tropical Pond Plants Being Advertised As Frost Hardy! All our pond plants … Continue reading (Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:05:30 +0000)
Have You Ever Seen This Amount Of Frog Spawn? Going back in time to around 35 years ago, I had a friend called Tony who had a passion for British Amphibians, He was so keen and interested in … Continue reading (Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:38:13 +0000)
The Three-Spined Fresh-water Stickleback If anyone reading this article went pond dipping as a child, you will most likely remember catching Sticklebacks. Also known by their Latin name Gasterosteus Aculaeatus, these small fish grow to 3-4 cm … Continue reading (Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:34:45 +0000)
Water Lilies and Iris Louisiana for Early Spring Planting In Your Pond Spring is the ideal time to plant Water Lilies and Iris Louisiana. Both these wonderful pond plants come in all colours of the rainbow and are sold as … Continue reading (Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:08:02 +0000)
Now is the time to plant Caltha Palustris (marsh marigolds) in your pond Late winter/early spring is the ideal time to add Caltha Palustris (Marsh Marigolds) to your pond. They are the first marginal pond plants to flower and you … Continue reading (Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:12:20 +0000)
Clean Your Pond Out In February Most of us would still consider February as winter however, in certain parts of the UK like the west counties of Devon and Cornwall, spring usually arrives earlier than the southern counties … Continue reading (Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:25:21 +0000)
Pond Plants or Water Garden Plants (What Is the Difference)? This may well be one of the shortest articles I have ever written, but the two headings could cause a little confusion, so I need to explain. Pond … Continue reading