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Lathyrus palustris (marsh pea)
listed as native by some authors. Vigorous spreading everlasting sweet pea with small pink flowers. Useful for ground cover or scrambling up difficult banks.

• Height variable
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

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Lobelia chinensis
A useful scrambling spreader for the margins, the usual lobelia foliage with white flowers. An aquatic version of the popular hanging basket plant.

• Height 15cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0cm deep
£4.00
Lobelia fulgens Queen Victoria:
Brilliant scarlet flowers and purple foliage too. Often sold as L cardinalis. A very useful garden plant - will grow in any reasonable soil in sun or part shade. Hardier than the above but susceptible to slug and snail attacks when emerging.
• Height 60cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£3.00
Lobelia gerardii (siphilitica) - blue cardinal flower
pale green leaves, rather lax stems and sky blue flowers. Needs to be grown among other stiffer plants. Self seeds.
• Height 60cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£2.80
Lychnis flos-cuculi (ragged robin)
essential native waterside plant. Pretty dissected pink flowers on rosettes of slightly tatty leaves. Terry's Pink has better dark green leaves.
• Height 20cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£2.50
3 for £7.00
         
Lychnis White Robin
a taller and better white form with the distinctive dissected flower.
• Height 20cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£3.00
Lycopus europaeaus (Gipsywort)
a native plant with jagged nettle-like foliage and small white flowers. Various traditional uses are claimed for this plant.
• Height 80cm
• Part or dense shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£2.50
Lysichiton americanus (skunk cabbage)
The sale of this plant will be banned from end July 2017 within the EU due to its tendency to seed into the wild. Current advice if you have this plant is to remove it, or cut off the seed heads before they mature and dispose of with domestic waste. My stock is all gone ahead of the ban.
• Height 1 metre
• Part or dense shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£3.50
3 for £7.50
Lysichiton camtschatcense (white skunk cabbage)
A spectacular plant with huge white flower spathes and even bigger leaves to 1 metre long and 30cm wide. Slow to establish but great in deep wet mud in partial shade. Not affected by the ban on its yellow cousin above as it does not as readily set seed.
• Height 1 metre
• Part or dense shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£5.00
Lysimachia nummularia (creeping Jenny)
a mat forming native creeping plant with light green leaves and yellow flowers, often seen as a foliage plant in hanging baskets. The form “Aurea” (pictured) has yellow leaves and yellow flowers and is great for setting off darker foliage – try under purple leaved plants for effect.
• Height 2cm
• Part Shade

£2.80
Lysimachia punctata (spotted loosestrife)
a tough spreading native with bright yellow flowers in the leaf axils. Vigorous spreading rootstock can be invasive, but useful for wilder areas.
• Height 90cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0cm deep

£2.50
Lysimachia vulgaris (common loosestrife)
A tough native plant with green lanceolate leaves and clusters of rich yellow flowers. Good wildlife value.

• Height 100cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep


£2.80
Lythrum salicaria 'Blush'
A form of loosestrife with pink flowers.
• Height 150cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£3.00
Lythrum salicaria 'Robert'
A more compact form of loosestrife with more rose red flowers.
• Height 1 metre
• Full sun
• Plant 0cm deep

£3.00
Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife)
another essential unfussy native. Purple spires of flowers on woody stems. Can self seed in bare soil. Happy in shallow water or garden soil.
• Height 180cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£2.50
Mentha aquatica (water mint)
another essential native plant. Spreads vigorously in shallow water but won't invade dry land or deep water. Summer flowering with lilac/mauve flowers. Not suitable for small ponds as it will invade everything.
• Height 20cm
• Sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£2.50
3 for £7.00
Mentha cervina (preslia)
water spearmint. Strongly aromatic. Same characteristics as above.
• Height 20cm
• Sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£2.50
Mentha pulegium (penny royal)
another native member of the mint family, as above.

• Height 20cm
• Sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£2.50
Menyanthes trifoliata (bog bean)
an uninspiring name for a very useful native plant. Roots at the margins and in shallow water to 30cm deep, forming a floating raft in deeper water which provides habitat for all manner of invertebrates. Pretty white bean-like flowers in Spring stand above three-segmented leaves. Vigorous and will need controlling in a smaller pond.
• Height 10cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£2.50
3 for £7.00
Mimulus luteus (monkey musk)
no idea why it's called this! Rampant self-seeder - be sure you really like it before you plant it, as it will soon be everywhere. Pretty yellow flowers and bright green leaves are very tempting. My advice is to avoid it in a water garden. Other colour forms are less invasive.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£2.80
Mimulus ringens (lavender musk)
slow growing plant with lavender flowers in midsummer. Doesn't seem to self seed and slow to spread. Good for smaller ponds.
• Height 30cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£2.50
Myosotis scorpioides (water forget-me-not)
pretty native that flourishes in wet places, even seeding and growing in shallow water. Grows, flowers, seeds, dies then new plants grow from the seeds. Charming to scramble through other plants at the margins.

• Height 20cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£2.50
3 for £7.00
Myosotis 'Alba'
The white forget-me-not, weaker than the blue type but very pretty.
• Height 20cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£3.00
Myosotis 'Maytime'
A strongly and cleanly variegated cultivar, you'll either love it or hate it. Hard to overwinter and generally fussier than the others.
• Height 20cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£4.00
Myosotis 'Mermaid'
An improved variety of the species with stronger stems and slightly larger flowers
• Height 20cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£3.00
Myosotis 'Pinkie'
The pink flowered sport, again less vigorous than the species
• Height 20cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

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Oenanthus javanica 'Flamingo' (variegated water dropwort)
another pretty plant with a lax habit, ideal for covering unsightly baskets in the margins. A bit rampant but easily pulled up. Grown mainly for the pink, white and green variegated foliage - flowers are insignificant.
• Height 30cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-10 cm deep

£2.80
Orontium aquaticum (Golden club)
fine slow growing specimen plant. Beautiful glaucous hosta-like leaves support yellow-tipped white flowers on a long spadix. Resents root disturbance and slow to establish - plant in a large basket and wait!
• Height 40cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-20 cm deep

£4.00
 
 
 
 
     
   
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