Marginals

Cyperus Longus
Native. Course stemmed rush standing 18 inches or so high. A spectacular flower head spray of grass seed heads. Keep restricted.
Common Name: Sweet Galingale
Price: £4.95 ea.
Eleocharis Palustris
A matt forming perennial with fine grass like foliage.
Common Name: Spike-rush
Price: £4.95 ea.
Equisetium Hyemale
A stunning evergreen plant, extremely hardy even 500 miles from the Arctic circle". Cut down old growth in springtime to allow new growth to come through.
Common Name: Rough horsetail
Price: £4.95 ea.
Glyceria Maxima
A vigorous grassy plant with deep green foliage. Very popular for native planting schemes to provide cover for wildlife and insects.
Common Name: Reed Sweet-Grass
Price: £4.95 ea.
Glyceria Spect. Variegatus
Attractive variegated rush 18-24 inch high . In spring the red shoots are striking. A simple grass head in summer. Keep restricted.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Hipperus Vulgaris
Low growing vertical bottle brush stems, that stick up out of shallow water with a very pleasing effect.
Common Name: Mare's Tail
Price: £4.95 ea.
Houttuynia Cordata Boo Boo
Colourful crinkly scented leaves that turn bright red in Autumn. A plant that is almost indestructible taking sat in water, just in water or even in a dry flower bed.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Houttuynia Cordata Plena
Showy little plant with variegated coloured foliage and double white flowers that brightens up any marginal especially if grown as a combination basket.
Common Name: Orange Peel Plant
Price: £4.95 ea.
Hypericum Eliodes
Pretty plant with a creeping habit and lots of small yellow flowers late in the year
Price: £3.95 ea.
Iris Laevigata Alba-Pururea
A classical iris with arching sword-like leaves with large purple flowers and white centres feeding through the purple. Free flowering.
Price: £9.95 ea.
Iris Louisana Ann Chowning
A velvety, dark cherry red flowers with a yellow centre. This Iris received the Mary Swords Debaillon Award, the highest reward given to a Louisiana Iris.
Common Name: Ann Chowning Iris
Price: £9.95 ea.
Iris Louisiana Black Gamecock
A stunning, giant deep purple, near black blooms adorn this beautiful Iris. Perfect for either ponds or moisture beds.
Common Name: Black Gamecock Iris
Price: £9.95 ea.
Iris Pseudocorus
Native. Broad, sword shaped, leaves. Giving a clean outline to crisp yellow bloom in late spring. A must for a natural or ornamental waterside.
Common Name: Yellow Flag Iris
Price: £9.95 ea.
Iris Pseudocorus Bastardii
Slightly paler variant of our native water Iris. Similar growth and if restricted in a basket 2-21/2 feet tall.
Price: £9.95 ea.
Iris Pseudocorus Holdens Child
Blue/purple flowers, sometimes on multi branched stems in mid-summer. Easy grower, nice contrast to its commoner yellow variety.
Price: £9.95 ea.
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