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. Supplied in 1 litre pots. Includes delivery to most of ...... more
£34.99




Astilbe 'Montgomery'

Astilbe 'Montgomery'

Attractive moisture-loving perennial with panicles of deep red flowers over finely-cut deep bronze foliage. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 75 cms ...... more
£4.99




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).
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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
£4.99




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 'Diamant'

Free flowering cultivar with lush green leaves and plumes of white flowers in early summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 90 cms (3 feet).
£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
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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
£4.99




Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge' Dwarf Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge'

Miniature 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
£4.50




Carex siderosticha 'Shima-nishiki'

Carex siderosticha 'Shima-nishiki'

Slowly spreading cultivar with green leaves with golden stripes. Good in containers, or damp border edges in shade. Divide spring or autumn. 15 cms (6").
£5.00




Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Beautiful low growing sedge for a damp or even boggy spot in sun or part shade. Broad white and green leaves with a pink tinge in spring. Spreads slowly. Dies down in winter. Divide spring or autumn. ...... more
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Taro, Cocoyam, Dasheen, Elephant Ears

Colocasia esculenta

(Colocasia antiquorum). A striking ornamental plant for a large pot. Needs rich fertile soil, and does well planted out in a pond margin for the summer. Leaves grow to 2 ft. 1 metre (3 feet). Minimum ...... more
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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 prolifer Dwarf Papyrus Sedge

Cyperus prolifer

(Cyperus haspan L.) Related to but much smaller than C. papyrus. Keep constantly moist by standing in a shallow pot/ tray filled with water no more than 1" deep. Renew with fresh water periodically. ...... more
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Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata'

Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata'

Semi-evergreen fern with narrow fronds with crinkled edges, terminating in tassel-like crests. Grow in moist, humus-rich soil in shade. Tolerates poorly drained soils and full sun if soil is moist. ...... more
£5.99





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