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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

Black Taro

The charcoal black leaves create a new look to your pond. This taro grows about 2 to 3 high and as with all the taros this variety can take partial shade.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Green Taro

Taro is one of the oldest cultivated food crops with the roots of the plant being cooked into poi. This plant can grow to 4' tall and can have leaves up to 24". It is also called elephant ears.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Imperial Taro

An elegant plant that has black and green variegated leaves. Very exotic. Grows 24" to 30" tall and can easily be wintered over as a houseplant.

Instore Price: $12.00
Online Price: $10.00

Variegated Taro

This plant is very striking with its lush green leaves that are mottled in ivory. This plant likes to be just at or slightly above the water surface.

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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