Tag Archives: Water plant

Dwarf Papyrus

One of our most popular bog plants is the Dwarf Papyrus.  I think its an unusual looking plant and adds alot of dimension to the pond.  It always seems to grow well and is one pond plant that is easy to grow and attend to.  The Dwarf Papyrus is a good bog plant to create […]

Almost Any Color….

There are iris of almost any color one would want…..of course I want to plant them all around the pond.  Although they only bloom once during the season I anxiously await their blooms.  The Colorific is exactly like its name…blending of colors and quite unique.  This plant only had about three flowers on it this […]

Poor Lily Performance

As the weather warms up and we begin to assess what plants we want to add to our ponds this spring, make sure you check out your hardy water lilies to see if they are in need of re-potting. Adding Highland Rim Fertilizer tablets at this time is also a must do. Water lilies need to […]

Lotus Care

Those who have lotus are now enjoying the sun loving water plant that thrives in hot weather and high humidity.  The unique lotuses are hardy water plants that can be wintered over even in the coldest of climates.   Caring for your lotus as the season comes to an end is important.  You want to cut […]

Pennywort ‘Hydrocotyle verticillata’

This plant is an excellent water plant for stream beds, bogs or edges of your pond.  It grows to about 6″-12″ high out of the water and is a fast grower.  It leaves are usually shiny and can be anywheres from 3 inches to only 1/2 inch in diameter.  This plant is useful in the […]

Tropical Sunrise Canna

Tropical Sunrise Canna is one of the showiest cannas I’ve seen. New this year for us it produces large apricot and pink blooms. It has deep green foliage and grows to about 3 feet tall.  It is an early bloomer and will continue to bloom throughout the season. Cannas are considered tropical and need to […]

Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia)

Creeping jenny is an excellent cover for edges of water gardens or waterfalls.  It grows to about 1-2  inches and creeps in the moist soil or water to 1 inch deep.  Its rounded leaves will clasp onto other leaves and form a tight clump of foliage with yellow, buttercup-like flowers appearing throughout the summer.    It will […]