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Acorus calamus (Sweet Flag)
useful non-invasive native for margins. Clump forming and well behaved, fairly duck-proof.

• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£2.80
3 for £7.50
Acorus calamus variegatus (Variegated Sweet Flag)
variegated version of above with strong white variegation which lasts all season.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£2.80
Acorus gramineus (Japanese sweet flag)
evergreen dark green leaves, useful for shadier areas; one of the very few evergreen marginal plants
• Height 60cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£2.80
3 for £7.00
Acorus gramineus Ogon
variegated version with yellow and green stripes, to 40cm high, unfussy about position but can scorch in full sun. Evergreen.
• Height 30cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep
£2.50
Acorus gramineus variegatus
the white and green variegated version, slightly less vigorous and similar size to above. Evergreen.
• Height 25cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep
£2.80
Alisma parviflorum (American water plantain)
spoon shaped leaves and an airy inflorescence of small white flowers in midsummer. Bigger, denser flowers than the native species below and not available till May.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£2.80
Alisma plantago-aquaticum (Water plantain)
our native species. Lanceolate leaves and can self-seed widely in bare soil but a useful filler. Plant as above, can grow up to 30cm deep once established. Not available till May.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-25cm deep

£2.80
3 for £7.50
Anemopsis californicum (Apache beads)
unusual cone type white flower splashed with red in midsummer, leaves reminiscent of sorrel.
• Height 30-40cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0cm deep

£3.20
Apium nodiflorum (fools Cress)
as the name suggests, a lax plant growing to about 60cm high with divided leaves and small white flowers like cress. You really would have to be a fool to mistake it as it has an odd smell and the leaf segments are elongated rather than rounded.

• Height 60cm
• Part shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£2.80
Arundo donax 'Aurea'
The green and gold counterpart to the usual variegated form below. A little smaller and possibly a little less hardy. A great specimen plant.
• Height 180cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£4.00
Arundo donax variegata (variegated giant reed)
just what it says on the tin. Not reliably hardy in Northern areas but overwinters without protection here. Cut back old canes to encourage new pinkish variegated shoots. Can grow out of water up to 50cm deep once established.
• Height 200-300cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£4.00
Baldellia ranunculoides (Siberian pink cups)
spreading native, most useful to cover basket and pond edges. Low lanceolate foliage with pink open flowers to about 10cm high.
• Height 10cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£2.80
Baumea rubiginosa
a yellow and green striped rush, semi-evergreen so useful to maintain winter interest. Very similar to Juncus Gold Strike.
•Height 50cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep

£4.00
Butomus umbellatus (flowering rush)
my favourite native plant. Lovely umbels of pink flowers in midsummer. Spreads well once established but difficult to keep looking good in pots: susceptible to wind and waterfowl damage.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-20cm deep

£2.80
3 for £7.50
Butomus umbellatus alba
white flowered version, very attractive and rarely seen.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-20cm deep
£3.50
Butomus umbellatus Rosenrot
variety with stronger pink flowers.

• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-20cm deep
£4.00
Calla palustris (Bog arum)
a creeping native plant with dark green leaves and white arum flowers like a mini Zantedeschia, followed by bright red berries. Grows out from the base in a raft, so good for edges. Prefers acid, partly shaded conditions.

• Height 10cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0-20cm deep
£3.20
3 for £8.00
Caltha palustris (Marsh marigold)
well known water garden essential and the only native Caltha. Plentiful yellow buttercup type flowers in Spring, sometimes a few in Autumn.
• Height 50cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£2.50
3 for £7.00
Caltha Himalayan Snow
A new variety, much stronger than C alba and with a profusion of flowers through Spring and again in autumn.
• Height 30cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep
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Caltha “Honeydew”
A hybrid plant, slightly more upright with bigger leaves and flowers, which can root at the nodes to form new plants.
• Height 40cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep
£4.00
Caltha Leptosepala
A rarely offered American species with white flowers made up of sepals rather than petals, flowering in Spring but occasionally thereafter.
• Depth 0cm
• Height 20cm
• Spread 30cm
£5.00
Caltha palustris alba (White Marsh Marigold)
smaller species to 30cm; often the first to flower in Spring.
• Height 30cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£3.20
Caltha palustris plena (Double Marsh Marigold)
makes a slowly spreading clump, double pompom yellow flowers in Spring. Increase by division only.
• Height 30cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep

£3.20
Caltha palustris palustris (Giant Marsh Marigold)
previously C polypetala. Bigger, taller version to 1 metre high. Makes an impressive clump which will spread out into deeper water to break up the pond outline. Makes new plants at the nodes on the flower stems.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep
£3.20
Cardamine pratensis (Lady's smock, cuckoo flower)
dainty native with pink flowers to 40cm in late Spring. Not really a marginal but will tolerate wet conditions. This plant has little root and won’t look impressive when you get it!
• Height 40cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0 cm deep

£2.80
Cardamine raphanifolia
American version with more flower power, needs cool conditions in running water to do best. Looks rubbish in a pot but fantastic in a shallow stream with Marsh Marigolds - and you can eat it – just like watercress!
• Height 20cm
• Part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£3.20
CAREX: A group of more or less thuggish grasses for shallow water in larger ponds and wet areas making good habitat for birds and
invertebrates. Best planted with deep water adjacent to restrict their spread. Not suitable for small ponds except where noted. Some
rampant spreaders and self seeders here so you have been warned!
Carex acuta (Slender-tufted sedge)
height 90cm, flowers summer, sun or part shade.
• Height 90cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep
£2.50
Carex acutiformis (Lesser pond sedge)
a native similar to above.
• Height 90cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep
£2.80
Carex grayi (Sputnik sedge or mace sedge)
interesting seedheads on 90cm stems. Prefers some shade and isn't as vigorous as most sedges so can be used in a small pond.
• Height 90cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0cm deep
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Carex muskingumensis (Musk sedge)
height to 90cm, slender yellow-green foliage and not as brutish as some.
 
• Height 120cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep
£3.20
Carex panicea (Carnation grass)
blueish grey foliage reminiscent of carnations, to about 30cm tall, flowers summer. Slower growing and can be used in smaller ponds. Native.
• Height 20cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-2cm deep
£3.00
Carex pendula (Drooping or pendulous sedge)
native fast growing sedge with prodigious seeding ability. Useful for larger wild areas, avoid in small spaces.
• Height 90cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep
£2.50
Carex pseudocyperus (Cyperus sedge)
native with attractive hop-like flowers in Summer on 90cm stems, quite vigorous and a prolific seeder.
• Height 90cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-5cm deep
£2.80
Carex riparia (Greater pond sedge)
invasive native to 120cm high with coarse sharp edged leaves, attractive black seed heads in early summer.
• Height 120cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-20cm deep
£2.50
Carex riparia Bowles Golden (Golden sedge)
actually variegated green and gold. A lovely plant and a water garden essential. Not rampant but will make a fine clump. Plant just above water level.
• Height 60cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0cm deep
£5.00
Carex riparia Variegata
a pleasing clean and strong white variegation and much less vigorous than the all green species.
• Height 60cm
• All sun/part shade
• Plant 0-10cm deep
£3.20
Cotula coronopifolia (Brass buttons)
small creeping plant with many small bright yellow flowers. Useful for camouflaging edges of baskets, seeds after flowering, dies back then reappears.
• Height 5cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0cm deep

£2.50
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella grass)
Useful specimen plant, large crowns of leaves and brown seed heads. Not reliably hardy but usually reappears from root under water. Does seed about a bit.
• Height 60-90cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£2.80
Cyperus longus (Galingale)
Great native plant but can be invasive. Like a slightly smaller umbrella grass, flowering later than most grasses in June to September. Fairly wildfowl proof.
• Height 90-120cm
• Full sun or part shade
• Plant 0-15cm deep

£2.80
Dichromena colorata (Star grass)
Grassy Cyperus type foliage supports starry white flowers over a long season.
• Height 40-60cm
• Full sun
• Plant 0cm deep

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