Moist to Boggy Soil

 


A Collection of Plants for Damp soil or Bog Garden

A Collection of Plants for Damp soil or Bog Garden

Our selection of 6 hardy plants for damp soil or a Bog garden. Please note these are not suitable for a pond as they must not be submerged. The actual selection will vary and will be based on what we ...... more
£26.99




Rock Sweet Flag

Acorus gramineus 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Moisture loving grass-like perennial suitable for growing in pond margins (to 4ins deep). Makes a nice carpet of green-yellow foliage. Grow in full sun. Semi evergreen. 15 cms (6"). 9 cm pots.
£4.50




Astilbe 'Pink Lightening'

Astilbe 'Pink Lightening'

Dark green, deeply cut foliage and plumes of soft pink flowers in early summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 45 cms (1½ feet).
£5.00




Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurlanze'

Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurlanze'

Impressive, moisture-loving perennial with panicles of purple-red flowers on tall stems in mid-summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 1.2 metres (4 ...... more
£5.00




Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

Very finely cut, dark green leaves and loose spikes of shell-pink flowers in mid summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. Slow growing 50 cms (1½ ...... more
£4.99




Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'

Popular cultivar with dense plumes of long lasting deep red flowers over dark green foliage in early summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 60 cms ...... more
£5.00




Astilbe x arendsii 'Irrlicht'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Irrlicht'

One of the best white-flowered Astilbies with dense plumes of white flowers over very dark green leaves from late spring-early summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun or part shade. ...... more
£5.00




Carex dipsacea Tahoata

Carex dipsacea

Striking species with colourful, olive-green leaves and short, near-black flower spikes. For moist but well-drained soil, sun/ part shade. Can be stood in a shallow pond margin in summer but needs to ...... more
£5.00




Carex elata 'Aurea' Bowles` Golden Sedge

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Good for boggy soil or pond margin this striking upright sedge forms clumps of narrow yellow leaves that really catch the sun. Grow in sun to part shade. Originally found growing in the Norfolk ...... more
£5.50




Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis

Striking Palm Sedge with feathery bright green leaves held horizontally from the stem. Requires moist soil and is ideal for a bog garden or pond margin. Grow in sun or part shade. Spreading habit. ...... more
£5.00




Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge' Dwarf Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge'

Miniature Palm Sedge with very fine bright green leaves held horizontally from the stem. Requires moist soil and is ideal for a bog garden or pond margin. Grow in sun or part shade. Spreading habit. ...... more
£4.50




Carex siderosticha 'Shima-nishiki'

Carex siderosticha 'Shima-nishiki'

Slowly spreading cultivar with short green leaves with golden stripes. Deciduous. Cool season. (Varieties of Carex siderosticha like cool moist conditions out of the midday sun. They are perfect for ...... more
£4.50




Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Slowly spreading cultivar with broad green leaves with a white margin. Deciduous. Cool season. (Carex siderosticha and varieties of like cool moist conditions out of the midday sun. They are perfect ...... more
£4.50




Cyperus albostriatus Dwarf Umbrella Plant

Cyperus albostriatus

(Cyperus diffusus.) A low-growing relative of the Papyrus, this makes good ground cover for the edges of a pond in mild gardens, if allowed the space to spread. Otherwise makes a nice container plant ...... more
£5.00




Cyperus alternifolius 'Zumila' Dwarf Pot Sedge, Cat Grass

Cyperus alternifolius 'Zumila'

A miniature sedge, with bright green leaves topped by the typical umbrella arrangement of flowers. A nice little plant for a cool windowsill, and also appreciated by your moggy in its quest to remove ...... more
£6.50





These plants should be in stock soon
Date Expected
Eleutherococcus sieboldianus 'Variegatus' 10/08/2015
Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' 10/08/2015
Fuchsia 'Hawkshead' 03/08/2015
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