Dwarf Papyrus

Planting Depth:  1″ to 4″  The root mass must be submerged

Sunshine:  Full Sun to Low Light

Blooming Window: Grown for foliage

Longevity:  Annual

Upright arching. A small, aquatic sedge that resembles its giant cousin, Egyptian papyrus. Fine-textured, threadlike, terminal bracts and glossy, green umbels that grow to 2-3″ in diameter. The flowers are borne in noticeable brown spikes. A wonderful accent in small pools, ponds, pots, or tubs, and a stunning choice for fresh or dried arrangements.

 

Marsh Marigolds

Planting Depth:  0″ to 5″

Sunshine:  Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooming Window: March to June

Longevity: Perennial

Nearly round leaves are heart-shaped and have dentate margins. Waxy yellow buttercup-like flowers are produced in early Spring. Usually grows 1-1.5 ft. in shallow water up to 4 – 5 in. deep or in soggy soil around the pond or stream. Is notorious for going dormant during the summer when placed in full sun in hot summers. They grow and flourish when in shady area or shaded by other plants.

 

Society Garlic Variegated

Planting Depth:  1″ to 4″

Sunshine:  Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooming Window: Summer to Autumn

Longevity:  Perennial

Tulbaghia Violacea Variegata is a species of flowering plant in the onion family Alliaceae, indigenous to Southern Africa. It is a clump-forming perennial with narrow leaves and large clusters of fragrant, violet flowers from mid-Summer to Autumn. Spread: 12″ to 18″
This plant smells strongly of garlic or onion when bruised or cut. Grows to a height of about 1′.

Society Garlic

Planting Depth:  1″ to 4″

Sunshine:  Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooming Window: Summer to Autumn

Longevity:  Perennial

Dainty heads of lilac-pink flowers on stalks rise above blue-gray foliage having thin white margins. New growth has pink tinge in early Spring. Brushing against plants gives garlic-like fragrance. The leaves can be used in cooking like garlic chives and the bulbs can be used like garlic.

Queen of the Whites Lily

Planting Depth: Floater

Sunshine:  Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooming Window: Summer to Autumn

Longevity:  Perennial

Clean crisp white bloom. Goblet-shaped blooms of 4-6 inches. Good bloomer; outstanding cup shaped flowers. Green leaves. Can grow 4-8 feet wide in full sun to part shade in 6-48 inches or more of water. Good for medium or large ponds.

Hardy water lilies are planted using a loam garden soil and 2-3 fertilizer tablets. Hardy lilies grow horizontally. The rhizome should be planted at one edge of the container with the rhizome planted at an angle of about 45 degrees with the crown exposed. Top with an inch or two of pea gravel or sand. The plant can be lowered to a depth of 6 inches to begin with, and then lowered to a depth of 48 inches as the plant grows. Hardy lilies should be planted in early Spring and should be fertilized every 4 weeks. They bloom from June through September depending on the weather and become dormant during the colder months. As Spring approaches, growth will begin again.

Lemon Chiffon Lily

Planting Depth: Floater

Sunshine:  Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooming Window: Summer to Autumn

Longevity:  Perennial

Lemon sherbet yellow. Double soft yellow blooms on medium plant. Ball or peony shaped blooms of 4-6 inches. Has freckled leaves. Can grow 4-8 feet wide in full sun to part shade in 6-36 inches of water. Food for medium or large ponds. Good bloomer, with attractive marbled foliage.

Hardy water lilies are planted using a loam garden soil and 2-3 fertilizer tablets. Hardy lilies grow horizontally. The rhizome should be planted at one edge of the container with the rhizome planted at an angle of about 45 degrees with the crown exposed. Top with an inch or two of pea gravel or sand. The plant can be lowered to a depth of 6 inches to begin with, and then lowered to a depth of 36 inches as the plant grows. Hardy lilies should be planted in early Spring and should be fertilized every 4 weeks. They bloom from June through September depending on the weather and become dormant during the colder months. As Spring approaches, growth will begin again.

 

Water Hawthorne

Planting Depth:  Floater

Sunshine:  Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooming Window:  May to September

Longevity:  Perennial

Very attractive plant for cooler water in the Fall, Winter, and Spring. Flowers in the Spring and again in the Fall. Water Hawthorne extends the season of flowers in the pond, blooming before water lilies in the Spring and flowering again in the fall after water lilies have finished blooming. Blooms are white with black stamens and have a vanilla fragrance. The foliage is elliptical, shiny, and dark green; Sometimes with a tinge of purple. It grows in sun to part shade in water from 6 inches to 4 feet deep with a spread of about 24-30 inches. Water Hawthorne is hardy in cold water and can withstand a freeze; needing no particular Winter care or attention.