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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.
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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

Aquatic Forget-me-not

Blooming from June through mid Autumn, the flowers are teal and have five joined petals with a central yellow eye. This pond plant's flower measures at 3/4" in diameter, with the plant standing up to 18". Not available in CT, and MA.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Aquatic Mint

Enjoy this pond plant's distinct fragrance of mint, with complimentary lilac-pink flowers. This plant is a fast grower and givses good coverage in stream beds, with a height potential ranging from 12" to 18". Not available in ID, MT, NE, and WY.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

Chameleon Plant

A showy pond plant with heart-shaped leaves of crimson, green, cream, & yellow. This pond plant gets 12" high. It also matches well with most iris variety pond plants.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

Dwarf Clover

This miniature version of the four leaf clover has leaves that are 1/2" across. Cuttings of this pond plant can be planted between rocks along the ponds edge as long as the roots receive moisture. This pond plant is roughly 3" in height.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

No longer available.

Floating Hearts

Floating Hearts has yellow flowers and heart-shaped leaves that will spread quickly. It should be planted 6" to 12" below the water surface, depending on the length of the plant when received. Not available in CT, ID, MA, ME, MI, NC, VT, NH, OR, WI, IN, and WA.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

Four Leaf Clover

The 3" to 4" four leaf clover floats on the water surface sending their roots into the soil where they can. A fast grower and a good plant to help cover the water surface. Not available in OK.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

Golden Creeping Jenny

Use Creeping Jenny in and around the rocks of your pond and waterfall. It fills the voids and gives your pond a more natural look. It also gets small yellow flowers. This pond plant is a quick spreader, growing in length.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

Pennywort

This pond plant is excellent for stream beds or planted as a marginal plant. The 1" to 2" leaves stand 6" to 12" out of the water. It is also a very fast grower.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

Variegated Water Celery

Foliage is pink, green and white. Gets about 1' high. It is very winter hardy and can be planted in stream beds or in between rocks around the pond.

Instore Price: $10.00
Online Price: $6.00

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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