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UK Natives

UK Natives

Anagallis tenella

Bog Pimpernel
Stock 4 in stock
Description A fantastic marginal to help hide pond liners and creep amongst rocks and pebbles. The rose pink flowers smell of honey.

Caltha palustris

Marsh Marigold
Stock 26 in stock
Description Also known as King Cup and Cow Lily, this is a great plant for introducing colour in early spring, producing large yellow buttercup like flowers. After flowering it will die back, occasionally appearing for a second flowering in autumn.

Juncus maritimus

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

Scirpus cernuus

Fibre optic plant
Stock 19 in stock
Description A fantastic native evergreen oxygenator / marginal that has a place in most garden ponds.

Butomus umbellatus

Flowering Rush
Stock In stock, collection only
Description A tall British native rush that has long, narrow, dark green leaves and produces pretty umbrella headed pink flowers. This plant is perfect for providing egg laying sites for adult dragonfly as well as perching and roosting sites.

Carex pseudocyperus

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

Ceratophyllum demersum

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

Iris pseudacorus 'Alba'

Iris 'Alba'
Stock In stock, collection only
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

Yellow Flag
Stock In stock, collection only
Description A native aquatic iris, it has bright yellow falls marked with a yellow signal.

Luronium natans

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

Mentha aquatica

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

Menyanthes trifoliata

Bog Bean
Stock Sold out
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.

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.

Pilularia globulifera

Pepper Grass
Stock In stock, collection only
Description Pepper Grass

Ranunculus Aquatilis

Water Crowfoot
Stock Sold out
Description Ranunculus Aquatilis

Sagittaria sagittifolia

Stock Sold out
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.

Sparganium erectum

Branched Bur-Reed
Stock Sold out
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.

Veronica beccabunga

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.