CHAMELEON HARDY

CHAMELEON HARDY

Chameleon Hardy (Houttuynia cordata variegeta) – Plant has heart-shaped leaves of crimson, green, cream and yellow. Plant this bog plant in moist soil to 1″ below the pond surface. This plant will get to be 12″ high. Adds much color to your water’s edge. This is a hardy plant, but in cold areas, its best…

BLOODY DUCK

BLOODY DUCK

Bloody Dock (Rumex sanguineus) – Also known as Red-Veined Dock, this plant features rosette leaves with deep red or purple veins. Erect stems of tiny, star-shaped flowers that turn reddish brown that is followed by dark brown fruit.

ARROWHEAD

ARROWHEAD

Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia) – Native to North America, this plant features arrow-shaped leaves with fleshy tubers. Vibrant white blooms occur in whorls of 3 or more on stalks that can grow up to 4 feet tall. Blooms July to September.

WATER LILIES
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WATER LILIES

Water lilies are hardy marginals that can remain in the pond year-round and are available in a variety of colours. The lily will die off in winter and produce new leaves and flowers in spring. The hardy lily generally flowers from May through September. Flowers come in various colors, opening in the early morning and…

WATER LETTUCE

WATER LETTUCE

Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) – As suggested by its name, water lettuce is a floating pond plant with fuzzy rosettes of leaves resembling heads of lettuce. Each leaf has deep ribs, parallel veins, scalloped edges, and no significant stems. Though not showy, the water lettuce plant does produce small white or pale green flowers hidden…