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




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 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




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 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

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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




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
£4.99

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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 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




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
£5.50

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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




Filipendula 'Kahome'

Filipendula 'Kahome'

Small, moisture loving perennial for any moist to boggy soil with fluffy heads of pink flowers from June-September. Attractive serrated foliage adds to the appeal. 45 cms (1½ feet).
£4.50




Gunnera manicata Giant Gunnera, Giant Rhubarb

Gunnera manicata

A perennial of giant proportions. The leaves can reach nearly 2m (6ft) across. Has huge red flower spikes to 1m (3ft) long (on mature plants) in early summer. Mulch crown in winter. For permanently ...... more
£6.00





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