Choose pond plants to provide you colour through the seasons, a nectar-rich source for pollinating insects, a provision of oxygen and shelter for fish and other aquatic wildlife.
Select plants in different planting zones to maximise flowers and ensure a thriving pond.
Zone 1 (Bog Plants): Plant out of water but in moist, boggy soils.
Zone 2 (Marginal pond plants): Plant in water up to 10cm deep.
Zone 3 (Shallow Water Plants): Plant in water up to 60cm deep.
Zone 4(Deep Water Plants): Plant in water up to 1.5m deep
Zone 5 (Floating Plants): Plants that float on the water surface