Plants

Variety Description Small Pond Medium Pond Large Pond Lake Sun or Shade Depth Height Flowers

Marginal Plants

Acorus Gramineus Variegated

Dwarf Japanese Rush

Acorus Gramineus Variegatus

Variegated version

Smiley Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 5cm 25 to 30cm June to August
Calla Palustris

Bog Arum

Calla Palustris

Small creeping plant with glossy heart shaped leaves

Smiley Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 5cm 15 to 20cm May and June
Caltha Palustris

Flag
Marsh Marigold or Kingcup

Caltha Palustris
Smiley Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 15cm 30 to 50cm March and April
Caltha Palustris Alba

Marsh Marigold

Caltha Palustris Alba

Smaller more delicate version

Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 10cm 20 to 30cm March and April
Caltha Palustris Plena

Double Marsh Marigold

Caltha Palustris Plena

Pompom type flowers that often bloom twice yearly

Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 10cm 20 to 30cm March and April
Cotula-coronopifolia

Brass Buttons

Cotula Coronopifolia

Masses of small button like flowers

Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 10cm 15 to 20cm May to October
Houttuynia Cordata Chameleon

Houttuynia Cordata Chameleon

Variegated version with very colourful foliage

Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 10cm 20 to 50cm May to Sept
iris_versicolor

American Blue Flag

Iris Versicolour

Long spear shaped leaves

Smiley Smiley Sun Shade 0 to 15cm 60 to 90cm June and July
Mimulus Cardinalis

Mimulus Cardinalis

Monkey Flower

Snap Dragon like flowers

Smiley Sun 0 to 10cm 20 to 40cm June to August
Myosotis Palustris

Union Flag
Water Forget-me-not

Myosotis Scorpioides

Free flowering

Smiley Smiley Sun Shade 5 to 20cm 20 to 30cm May and June
Pickerel

Pickerel Weed

Pontederia Cordata

Tall spikes of flowers with lance shaped leaves

Smiley Smiley Sun Shade 10 to 20cm 50 to 70cm July to Sept
sisyrinchium californicum

Sisyrinchium Californicum

Delicate star shaped flowers with long slender leaves

Smiley Sun 0 to 1cm 15 to 30cm June to August
scirpus_cernuus

Fibre Optic Plant

Scirpus Cernus

Small compact growth

Smiley Sun 0 to 10cm 20 to 30cm July to Sept
Typha-minima

Miniature Reedmace

Typha Minima

Rush like foliage with attractive flower heads

Smiley Smiley Sun 1 to 12cm 40 to 60cm July to Sept
White Arum Lily

White Arum Lily

Zantedeschia Aethiopica

Glossy arrow shaped leaves with tall flower stalks

Smiley Smiley Sun 0 to 20cm 60 to 90cm July to Sept

Deep Marginal Plants

               
aponogeton dista chyum

Water Hawthorn

Aponogeton Distachyos

Easy to grow. Flowers are on spikes that float on the water surface

Smiley Smiley Smiley Sun Shade 30 to 60cm 0 to 5cm Mar to July Sept to Dec
Orontium Aquaticum

Golden Club

Orontium Aquaticum

Unusual flowers that stand proud of the water

Smiley Smiley Smiley Sun 30 to 45cm 30cm April to May

Water Lilies

               
candidissima

Candidissima

Free flowering lily with small leaves

Smiley Sun 15 to 45cm 40 to 60cm spread June to Sept
indiana-004

Indiana

Small growing lily. Colour deepens as flower ages

Smiley Sun 30 to 60cm 60 to 100cm spread June to Sept
odorata sulphurea

Odorata Sulphurea

Brightly coloured flower that stands above the water and remains open into the evening

Smiley Smiley Sun 30 to 80cm 60 to 100cm spread June to Sept
Deep Lily

Odorata Firecrest

Deep coloured fragrant flowers

Smiley Smiley Sun 20 to 60cm 50 to 80cm spread June to Sept
Bright Scented Lily

Rose Arey

Brightly coloured scented star shaped flowers

Smiley Smiley Sun 30 to 50cm 50 to 100cm spread June to Sept
perrys baby red

Perry's Baby Red

Attractive small growing lily

Smiley Sun 25 to 75cm 60 to 80cm spread June to Sept

Floaters

               
hydrocharis-morsus-frogbit

Union Flag
Frogbit

Hydrocharis Morsus Ranae

Tiny flowers and small kidney shaped leaves

Smiley Smiley Smiley Sun Shade July and August
Eichhornia_crassipes2

Water Hyacinth

Eichhornia Crassipes Major

Delicate flowers. Must be wintered indoors

Smiley Smiley Smiley Sun Shade May to July
pista stratiotes

Water Lettuce

Pistia Stratiotes

Not hardy, winter indoors

Smiley Smiley Smiley Sun Shade July and August

Unknown Lily Varieties

               
Unknown white water lily Unknown white water lily Smiley Smiley Sun 50 to 90cm 80 to 120cm spread June to Sept
Pink Unknown Unknown pink water lily Smiley Smiley Sun 50 to 90cm 80 to 120cm spread June to Sept
Yellow unknown Unknown yellow water lily Smiley Smiley Sun 50 to 90cm 80 to 120cm spread June to Sept

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