Marginals

Mimulus Luteus
Dozens of yellow trumpets grace this useful plant all summer. Trim back hard regularly to have repeat splashes of colour.
Common Name: Monkey Musk
Price: £4.95 ea.
Mimulus Luteus Queens Prize
Very free flowering, bright yellow flowers with reddish blotches that flower throughout the summer, making this a popular plants for any type, size of bond or bog water garden.
Price: £4.95 ea.
Mimulus Ringens
Longer and narrower leaves than the other Mimulus variates with violet blue flowers on tall stems.
Common Name: Lavender musk
Price: £4.95 ea.
Myosotis Scorpioides
Native. Creeping edge plant, very free flowering with pale blue forget-me-not shaped flowers all summer. Useful companion plant.
Common Name: Water forget-me-not
Price: £4.95 ea.
Orontium Aquaticum
Spade shaped leaves that come from a central root stock to about 12 inches in height with powder yellow spathes dipped in colour.
Common Name: Golden Club
Price: £4.95 ea.
Phragmites Communis
Strong growing grass with broad glossy leaves. Ideal for large scale filtration beds.
Common Name: Norfolk Reed
Price: £4.95 ea.
Phragmites Communis Variegatus
Variegated form of the native Norfolk reed. Wispy grass like stems wave gracefully in the breeze to wonderful effect.
Common Name: Norfolk Reed
Price: £4.95 ea.
Pontederia Cordata
Broad, lance shaped rich green leaves all summer then in August a profusion of bright blue spikes appear till late in the year.
Common Name: Pickerel
Price: £5.95 ea.
Pontederia Cordata Alba
Slightly different angled habit of growth to the blue form with similar leaf but pretty white flowering spikes late into the year.
Common Name: White Pickerel
Price: £5.95 ea.
Pontederia Lanceolata
Taller than Pontedria cordata with longer blue flower spikes, free flowering with dark green rubbery leaves.
Common Name: Pickerel weed
Price: £5.95 ea.
Potentilla Palustrus
Unusual slow growing marginal plant with sharply jagged toothed edged leaves. Stem reddish brown, and red-purple flowers.
Common Name: Marsh Cinquefoil
Price: £4.95 ea.
Ranunculus Flammula
Lanceolate leaves with branching stems holding large numbers of buttercup flowers capable of brightening up any unsightly areas in the pond edging.
Common Name: Lesser Spearwort
Price: £4.95 ea.
Sagittaria Flora Plena
Giant arrow shaped leaves that give great effect, followed in mid Summer by double white flower balls on separate stems.
Common Name: Double Arrowhead
Price: £6.95 ea.
Saururus Cernuus
Green lanced-shaped leaves with slender nodding solitary spikes of tiny white fragrant flowers, not invasive, so always worth including in your plant list
Common Name: Lizards Tail
Price: £4.95 ea.
Scirpus Albescens
Neat erect reed stems of about 3-4 feet delicately striped vertically cream and green . An attractive back cloth, but keep restricted.
Price: £4.95 ea.
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Hinton Parva, Swindon, Wiltshire. SN4 0DH
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