Marginals

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 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.
Houttuynia Flame
This vigorous hardy perennial is extraordinarily versatile. The heart- shaped leaves are a flamboyant blend of green, yellow and vibrant red with a distinctive orange scent when crushed.
Common Name: Chameleon Plant
Height: 12 inches.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Hydrocotyle Vulgaris
Attractive low growing carpet of spreading leaves with white flowers.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Hypericum Tetrapterum
A small creeping perennial. Soft round leaves with yellow flowers in clusters.
Common Name: Square-stalked St. John's wort
Price: £4.95 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 Alba
Broad green foliage with large creamy white flowers.
Common Name: White Flag Iris
Price: £4.95 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.
Iris Pseudocorus Variegatus
A very showy vertically striped Iris in the Spring. Traditional yellow flowers late Spring but during the Summer loses its white striping.
Price: £9.95 ea.
Iris Versicolor Kermesina
Grey- green foliage with rich claret- purple flowers, highlighted with white veining.
Price: £9.95 ea.
Juncus Effusus Spiralis
Crazy contorted reed stems give an interesting contrast with other plants if planted together. Only about 12 inches high.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Juncus Ensifolius
Miniature rush of only 6-10 inches height. Graceful narrow iris-like stems and a dark almost black flower head in late August.
Price: £4.95 ea.
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