Marginals & Floaters





Marginals are a beautiful way to dress up any waterscape! There are a huge variety of colors and greenery to please the most critical eye. Most are hardy and will delight you year after year.

Floaters simply float on the water. They provide beauty and protection for fish from predators not to mention a great food source and natural water filter. These can be very invasive and should be controlled.






Marginals


Creeping Jenny
Grows quickly and vigorously. Will create an attractive carpet of foliage with small yellow flowers. Flowers June thru August.

Variegated Water Celery
Grows quickly and vigorously. Will create an attractive carpet of foliage.

Dwarf Bamboo
Compact Bamboo-like foliage. Excellent as a border plant. Grows 1 to 3 feet tall.

Dwarf Papyrus
Dense tufts of foliage above stiff stems. Green flowers turn bronze in late summer. Grows approx 1 to 2 feet tall.

Dwarf Umbrella Palm & Dwarf Variegated Umbrella Palm
Umbrella like foliage above stiff stems. Winter indoors. Likes some shade. Loves moving water.
Grows approx. 2 to 3 feet tall.

Horsetail
Very distinct with jointed stems. Cylindrical growth when grown in container. Likes some shade, prefers shallow water to moist soil.
Grows approx 3 feet tall.
Arrowhead
Wide arrow shaped leaves. Delicate white flowers with yellow center. Flowers in July and August.
Grows approx. 2 feet tall.
Lizards Tail
Grows quickly in still or moving water. Delicate cream colored blossom around July.
Grows approx 1 to 3 feet tall.
Pickerel Rush
Grows quickly in still or moving water. Bright purple blossom around June thru September.
Grows approx 2 to 3 feet tall.
Chameleon Plant
Multi colored red, blue-green and yellow heart shaped leaves. Leaf colors will vary depending on sunshine. Likes partial shade.
Grows 6 to 12 inches tall.
Bog Lily
Blooms on and off throughout the summer. Beautiful narrow leaves and thick stalks produce fragrant white blossoms.
Blue Bells
Delightful blue trumpet-shaped flowers grow throughout the summer. Has dark purple green foliage.
Grows approx 2 to 3 feet tall.
Yellow Flag Iris
Thin long green leaves produce a bright yellow flower.
Grows approx 2 to 3 feet tall.



Floaters

Water Hyacinth
Floating plant with beautiful dark green leaves. Has long root that fish love to nibble on. Also a great organic filter to keep pond water clear. Produces a lavender blossom all thru summer. Loves sunshine. This tends to spread so it will need to be controlled.
Water Lettuce
Floating light to dark green plant. Color depends on amount of sun. This plant likes partial to full sun. Has long root that fish love to nibble on. Also, great for organic filter. This tends to spread so it will need to be controlled.
Parrots Feather
This is an outstanding plant for reducing algae growth in your pond. It will float and then attach itself to the side of your pond. Also provides protection for fish from predators. This is a pretty invasive plant and can take over a pond quickly.