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Shelf plants require potting


Shelf plants, also known as bog plants and marginal plants, come with starter pots. These plants will need repotted in a one or two gallon pot. We sell pots for plants, fertilzer, and we ship planting instrustions alongside your order.

Best for the perimeter of the pond


Bog plants are shelf plants that can grow outside of the pond. They naturally grow in swamp and marsh areas. The top of the roots should be planted near the water surface, no deeper then one foot. Props can be used to raise the container if needed.

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Hardy plants will survive the winter in the USA.
Hardy Flowering Plants Hardy Low Growing Plants Hardy Arrowhead Plants Hardy Iris Plants Hardy Cattails, Rushes, & Reeds
Tropical plants will not survive the winter.
Tropical Flowering Plants Tropical Palms & Papyrus Tropical Taro Plants Tropical Canna Plants

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2 Gallon Pot

1 Gallon Plant Container for Shelf Plants

We recommend using the one gallon planting container for all hardy shelf plants. Fill with top soil, and add a thin layer of gravel to the top to anchor the soil. We also suggest that fertilizer be used, 1-2 tablets per container. (8" in diameter x 6" in height)

Price: $1.95

Arrow Arum

This plant has dark green, waxy foliage. Gets 2' - 3' tall with arrow shaped leaves. Tolerates some shade. It is a native North American plant and winters over very easily.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Arrowhead

Has arrowhead shaped leaves and produces a white flower that blooms all summer long. It grows 2' to 3' and is suited for any water garden.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Double-Flowering Arrowhead

The beautiful double flowers bloom all summer long. The foliage has narrow arrowhead shaped leaves. It grows 2' to 4' tall and is very winter hardy.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Silk Stockings

A new introduction with striking, variegated maroon leaves. Has clusters of white flowers. Grows to about 2' high.
No longer available.

Crushed Ice

Enjoy foliage with creamy yellow and green mottling. Very striking. Has spikes of white flower clusters with yellow centers. Grows 24" high.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Unsorted Hardy Water Lilies for $20



Yellow Water Lily

Yellow Water Lily

$19.95, Lily has a long blooming season.

Pink Water Lily

Pink Water Lily

$19.95, A lovely water lily.

White Water Lily

White Water Lily

$19.95, Great hardy lilies.

Red Water Lily

Red Water Lily

$19.95, A common favorite water lily.


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