Native Plants

Acorus Calamus
Native. Sharp Iris like foliage which gives off a sweet scent when crushed or damaged. Strong grower unless contained. Height 24 inch plus.
Common Name: Sweet Scented Rush
Price: £4.95 ea.
Alisma Plantago
When mature this plant sends up many flower stems with multiple delicate white flowers and broad spade leaves.
Common Name: Water plantain
Price: £4.95 ea.
Butomus Umbellatus
Native. Delicate reed foliage standing 24 inches high by mid summer with a beautiful umbrella of pink flowers. A ideal plant to grow as combination arrangement.
Common Name: Flowering Rush
Price: £4.95 ea.
Caltha Palustrus
Native. Marsh Marigold. First splash of colour in early Spring. Buttercup yellow flowers amongst neat clump forming foliage.
Common Name: Marsh Marigold
Price: £4.95 ea.
Cardamine Pratensis
Delicate pale lilac flowers in early Spring held high on 6-8inch stems
Price: £4.95 ea.
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.
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.
Hydrocharis Morsus-Ranae
Small lily like floating leaves growing from a central bud, pretty white flowers. Hardy
Common Name: Frogbit
Price: £4.95 ea.
Hydrocotyle Vulgaris
Attractive low growing carpet of spreading leaves with white flowers.
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.
Juncus Inflexus
Blue/Grey slender leaved rush often used by garden designers because of their neat clean appearance that lasts most of the year.
Common Name: Hard Rush
Price: £4.95 ea.
Lychnis Flos Cuculi
Clusters of rose pink flowers, each petal cut into four narrow segments. Flowers late spring early summer.
Common Name: Ragged robin
Price: £4.95 ea.
Lysimachia Nummularia
Creeping stems with small clean sage green cup shaped foliage. Myriads of bright yellow flower near all Summer.
Common Name: Creeping Jenny
Price: £4.95 ea.
Lysimachia Thyrsifolia
Tall spires of tapering green leaves and many dents of golden/ yellow flowers. Flowering in early summer.
Common Name: Tufted loosestrife
Price: £4.95 ea.
Lythrum Salicaria
Native. Tall woody stemmed plant of erect habit and neat foliage. In August the purple brush of tiny flowers makes bright late splash of colour.
Price: £6.95 ea.
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