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June Interest

Water lillies will now have good foliage growth helping to promote the first flowers of the year. Flowers will continue right through September ensuring they are the center piece of any pond.

Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Slender Sweet Flag 'Ogon'
Stock 6 in stock
Description Semi-evergreen, growing in wide fans, this plant forms into large low growing clumps. It has striking, narrow, bright yellow leaves, striped with yellow-ish green.

Acorus gramineus variegatus

Variegated Slender Sweet Flag
Stock 4 in stock
Description Semi-evergreen, growing in short wide clumps. It has narrow, green leaves, striped with creamy-yellow.

Anagallis tenella

Bog Pimpernel
Stock 5 in stock
Description A fantastic marginal to help hide pond liners and creep amongst rocks and pebbles. The rose pink flowers smell of honey.

Anemopsis californica

Apache beads
Stock 19 in stock
Description An attractive scented plant ideal for shallow water. Their green leaves turn red in autumn and once dried can be used for potpourri. Their seeds are often used as beads for necklaces hence it’s common name.

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

Harlequin Plant
Stock 4 in stock
Description An attractive plant with variegated red, cream and green leaves from late spring through to early autumn, producing brightest colours when positioned in full sun. Its summer flowers have yellow flower spikes, with four white petals at the base.

Houttuynia cordata 'Plena'

Orange Peel Plant
Stock 3 in stock
Description A lovely pond plant with a long flowering period, from May to September. Its leaves smell of orange peel.

Iris louisiana 'Ann Chowning'

Iris 'Ann Chowning'
Stock 3 in stock
Description A stunning iris with cherry red falls and a bright yellow signal, set off beautifully against its light green strap like leaves.

Juncus maritimus

Sea Rush
Stock 20 in stock
Description A feathery native rush.

Zephyranthes candida

White Rain Lily
Stock 3 in stock
Description A deciduous or evergreen perennial with a stunning white crocus like flower in late summer.

Acorus calamus

Sweet Flag
Stock Sold out
Description A non-invasive clump-forming green rush with sweetly scented leaves and horn shaped blooms. Will steadily spread in shallow water or wet ground.

Aponogeton distachyos

Water Hawthorn
Stock In stock, collection only
Description Providing interest in your pond for many months, water hawthorn has white, scented flowers which appear in spring, and often again in autumn. Its elongated, spear shaped leaves develop from a submerged tuber and lie on the waters surface with its white flowers standing a few inches tall.

Carex Muskingumensis

Musk Sedge
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Description A great architectural plant, adding height and depth to your marginal border. Musk sedge is semi-evergreen, producing feathered, finely tapering, light green foliage.

Carex pseudocyperus

Cyperus Sedge
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Description A tuft forming perennial with bright yellow-green foliage and abundant bristly green or brown flower heads.

Ceratophyllum demersum

Hornwort
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Description Considered to be the best native oxygenator, hornwort is relatively slow growing compared to other oxygenators and doesn’t produce roots, making it low maintenance and easy to manage.

Equisetum hyemale

Dutch Rush
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Description A robust evergreen perennial grown for it’s architectural and winter interest. Equisetum are also known as horsetails so must be grown in containers to restrict their rhizomes.

Hottonia palustris

Water Violet
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Description A great native oxygenator with feathery leaves and lilac flowers that are held above the water from June to August.

Houttuynia cordata 'Boo Boo'

'Boo Boo'
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Description A lovely pond plant with a long flowering period, from May to September. Its crinkle effect, scented leaves turn bright red in autumn.

Iris chrysographes 'Black Gold'

Iris 'Black Gold'
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Description A statement iris, with grey-green narrow strap like leaves and tall strong stems displaying striking flowers with indigo-violet (almost black) falls with golden veins.

Iris chrysographes 'Black Knight'

Iris 'Black Knight'
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Description Standing proud on tall stems amongst grey-green strap like leaves, one of the darkest iris flowers you will find, with deep violet (almost black) falls and golden veins.

Iris forrestii

Iris forrestii
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Description Distinguished by its lemon yellow falls with reddish-brown veins and markings.

Iris Hookeri

Iris Hookeri
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Description A dwarf iris with mid-green, sword shaped leaves, producing lovely flowers with purple-blue falls marked with a white signal and dark purple veins.

Iris lactea

Iris lactea
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Description This elegant iris has milky-white through to pale purple falls which are veined with blue, red-purple or violet.

Iris laevigata 'Snowdrift'

Iris 'Snowdrift'
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Description Producing double white flowers, this iris puts on quite a display. Pure white falls are marked with a yellow signal, while the standards are flashed with lilac.

Iris laevigata 'Variegata'

Iris 'Variegata'
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Description This iris has distinctive green, narrow leaves heavily striped with creamy-white. It produces flowers with purple-blue falls marked with a white signal.

Iris laevigata 'Weymouth Blue'

Iris 'Weymouth Blue'
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Description This vibrant iris has light green, arching, sword-like leaves, and flowers with purple-blue falls marked with a white signal.

Iris louisiana 'Her Highness'

Iris 'Her Highness'
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Description An elegant iris with strap-like, mid to bright green leaves, and flowers with creamy-white falls marked with a yellow signal.

Iris pseudacorus 'Alba'

Iris 'Alba'
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Description A native aquatic iris, its flowers have creamy white-pale yellow falls marked with a yellow signal delicately outlined with charcoal grey.

Iris pseudacorus 'Bastardii'

Iris 'Bastardii'
Stock In stock, collection only
Description A great performer, with greyish green strap-like foliage producing flowers marked with cream-pale yellow falls.

Iris pseudacorus 'Creme de la creme'

Iris 'Creme de la creme'
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Description The crème de la crème! A lovely iris with sword shaped, grey green leaves, and flowers displaying creamy-white falls with delicate purple veins.

Iris pseudacorus

Yellow Flag
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Description A native aquatic iris, it has bright yellow falls marked with a yellow signal.

Iris robusta 'Gerald Derby'

Iris 'Gerald Derby'
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Description This iris has attractive arching deep purple-black stems coming from long green leaves with purple staining at the base. Each stem produces 4 or 5 flowers with purple-blue falls, marked with a yellow and white signal and dark purple-blue veins.

Iris sibirica 'Siberian Flag'

Iris 'Siberian Flag'
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Description This pretty iris puts on a great display, with narrow strappy foliage and branched stems bearing up to 5 flowers with violet-blue falls, marked with yellow and white signals and violet-blue veins.

Iris versicolor 'Kermesina'

Iris 'Kermesina'
Stock In stock, collection only
Description A beautiful iris with strappy green leaves, branched stems bearing up to 5 flowers with plummy reddish purple falls, marked with a yellow and white signal and purple veins.

Juncus ensifolius

Flying Hedgehogs
Stock In stock, collection only
Description Bright and upright marginal with spiky hedgehog like seed heads.

Luronium natans

Floating Water Plantain
Stock In stock, collection only
Description Floating Water Plantain

Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze'

Purple Loosestrife 'Feuerkerze'
Stock Sold out
Description A tall growing native perennial with strong, upright stems, topped in summer months with long, poker-like heads of deep pink flowers. A double-flowered cultivar that produces considerably less seed, minimising unwanted seedlings.

Mazus reptans 'Albus'

White Chinese Marshflower
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Description A white version of the Chinese Marshflower; this low growing, creeping perennial is an excellent plant for very shallow margins and beach areas (not submerged). It will form dense mats of green foliage, and produce masses of blue-lilac flowers with gold spotted white centres.

Mazus reptans

Chinese Marshflower
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Description This low growing, creeping perennial is an excellent plant for very shallow margins and beach areas (not submerged). It will form dense mats of green foliage, and produce masses of blue-lilac flowers with gold spotted white centres.

Mentha aquatica

Water Mint
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Description A true native plant with strong scented pink-lilac flowers. Great for attracting bees and other pollinating insects.

Menyanthes trifoliata

Bog Bean
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Description A fast growing plant with lovely bright green foliage. Bog bean is often the first flowering plant on the pond producing white, star shaped flowers tipped with pink.

Mimulus cardinalis

Scarlet Monkey Flower
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Description A clump forming perennial, bearing 2-lipped red flowers throughout the summer months.

Myosotis scorpioides 'Snowflake'

White Water Forget Me Not
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Description White flowers.

Nuphar lutea

Brandy Bottle
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Description Also called Yellow Water Lily. This native perennial has bright yellow, buttercup like flowers on stiff stems standing proud above deep green floating or submerged leaves, similar to those of a water lily. Its flowers smell strongly of alcohol, hence its name, Brandy bottle. It likes room to spread out, making it ideal for larger ponds.

Nymphaea 'Alba'

Waterlily 'Alba'
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Description Britain's only native water lily, Alba has bright white, fragrant semi-double flowers, with yellow stamens, scattered amongst dark green rounded pads. This lily has a large spread so is best suited to larger ponds and lakes.

Nymphaea 'Attraction'

Waterlily 'Attraction'
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Description A popular waterlily, with broad pads tinged with bronze, brilliant pink-red flowers flecked with white, and deep yellow stamens.

Nymphaea 'Black Princess'

Waterlily 'Black Princess'
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Description A striking, sought after waterlily, with deep red almost black flowers. New pads are a deep purple, turning green with a faint purple edge after a few weeks.

Nymphaea 'Darwin'

Waterlily 'Darwin'
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Description Large pale pink blooms with a double petal. Ideal for medium to large ponds.

Nymphaea 'Madame Wilfron Gonnere'

Waterlily 'Madame Wilfron Gonnere'
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Description Double petals of rich pink fading to lighter pink towards the outer petals.

Nymphaea 'Mayla'

Waterlily 'Mayla'
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Description Bright Fuchsia pink double flowers with a lovely fragrance.

Nymphaea 'Wanvisa'

Waterlily 'Wanvisa'
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Description A premium waterlily, with dark broad pads, it's a colour changer so you never quite know what you are going to get.

Pontederia cordata lanceolata

Giant Pickerel Weed
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Description A larger variety of the standard Pontederia cordata. This plant produces much taller blue-lilac flowers over 1 metre in height.

Ranunculus Aquatilis

Water Crowfoot
Stock Sold out
Description Ranunculus Aquatilis

Sagittaria sagittifolia

Arrowhead
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Description With distinct arrowhead shaped leaves, this perennial is another favourite. Both native and great for pollinators, this is an excellent plant choice. Tall stems produce large white flowers with dark purple centres.

Scirpus lacustris tab. Albescens

Striped Bulrush
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Description Tall cylindrical hollow foliage with green and white vertical variegations.

Sparganium erectum

Branched Bur-Reed
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Description Sparganium erectum are a vigorous growing British native marginal. They are referred to as the branched bur reed and produce scented white flowers turning to spiny looking fruit balls.

Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen'

Globeflower 'Golden Queen'
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Description A moisture loving perennial with bowl shaped, bright orange-yellow, early summer flowers and deeply divided mid green leaves. These buttercup-like flowers are perfect for the middle of a moist border or for planting on the margins of a pond.

Veronica beccabunga

Brooklime
Stock In stock, collection only
Description A common plant found in and around the pond. It often persists throughout winter and provides a great habitat for newts and tadpoles.