Category Archives: Pond Plants

Iris versicolor “Purple Water Iris

The Purple Iris provides thick, bladed foliage and violet-blue blossoms through the summer, mainly May thru July. It is also referred to as the Harlequin Blue Flag and the Blue Flag Iris, but the color of the flowers is pale … Continue reading

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Colocasia esculenta var. ‘Rhubarb’ “Red Stemmed Taro

Red Stemmed Taro has dark red stems that produce large green leaves that will provide shade in your pond and a tropical feel to your pond. This plant may be wintered over indoors if proper care is given.

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Thalia dealbata “Hardy Water Canna

Water Cannas are a favorite among pond and water garden enthusiasts. They have tall stems topped with wide, cupped leaves. They blossom purple, grapelike clusters when established.

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Typha latifolia “Common Cattail

Cattails are fairly common in bogs or ponds, and are native to North American wetlands. They have long, slender leaves that sprout a spike of dense brown material that is actually the flower. They can range anywhere from three to … Continue reading

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Crinum sp. “Stars and Stripes Swamp Lily

These striking lilies produce white flowers with red stripes down the center of the petals. They are a very attractive addition to any pond or water garden.

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