Delivery: Late September to Late November

£54.00 each

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Autumn Pond Plant Collection 6x 1ltr

  • Catalogue Code 5130-6330
  • Pack Contents: 6x 1Ltr potted pond plants
  • 6 pond plants, flowering and oxygenating, ideal for small ponds
  • Enjoy flowering plant displays year after year
  • Fills a Corinthian bowl for a thriving water feature
  • Supports UK aquatic life
  • Attracts dragonflies and other pollinating insects
  • 1 litre pot plants delivered to your door, ready for your putting in your pond

Enjoy this specially selected collection of flowering and oxygenating pond plants. These six aquatic plants combine well to fill a small pond or Corinthian bowl pond feature for year-on-year leaves and flowers that attract useful, pollinating insects.

The summer-long flowers attract dragonflies and damselflies as well as pollinating bees. The flowers complement the foliage of the different plants to make an overall thriving pond display.

You receive one 1 litre pot plant of all the following:

Scirpus cernus (fibreoptic grass): This superb oxygenator has amazing 'fibre optic' flowers! These attractive plants provide shelter and breeding areas for wildlife and are also effective natural water filters. Height: 30cm

Iris pseudacorus (yellow flag): Our native broad-leaved flag iris is ideal for UK ponds. Irises add summer colour to ponds and provide shelter and breeding areas for wildlife; they also help keep water clear. Recommended by the Royal Horticultural Society. Height: 80cm

Mimulus guttatus (monkey flower): Mimulus guttatus plants becomes covered in lots of attractive bright yellow trumpet-shaped, spotted flowers. Height: 30cm

Acorus gramineus (slender sweet flag): Attractive sword-like semi-evergreen leaves emerge from the water and last through the autumn and into winter. Height: 30cm

Aponogeton distachyos (water hawthorn): Autumn-flowering scented white flowers on a backdrop of waterlily-like pads. Pads provide shelter for aquatic wildlife. Height: 10cm

Elecharis acicularis (dwarf hair grass): oxygenating leaf-plant perfect for keeping pond water clear and providing oxygen to pondlife. Height: 5cm

 

Height
10-80cm (4-32in)

Features

  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Will flower well in full sun

Growing Calendar for Autumn Pond Plant Collection 6x 1ltr

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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days