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Best Water Plants for an Aquatic Setting

Aquatic Plants

water iris

Above-ground or below-ground ponds make excellent places to grow water plants of all varieties, states Tammy Sons from Tn Nursery, a leading aquatic plant supplier in Tennessee. Depending on the type of climate you are in, water plants can grow all year round if the temperature remains warm. The typical growing months for most of the United States are between March and September. During these months, you can turn a pond into a beautiful, multi-colored garden of lilies, irises, and lotuses, and there are much more to choose from.

 

These gorgeous water plants are easy to grow, and as they mature, your backyard will be filled with vibrant colors and fabulous fragrances, one of the added benefits of water plants. Here are some popular water plants for any pond.

The water iris, or the Black Gamecock Louisiana Iris, has rich purple blooms and reaches 24”-36” heights, and they typically bloom in the mid-spring.

The Aquatic Mint is an exciting water plant. This plant can be planted or floated along the surface and, when in season, has lavender blooms. This plant also has a fresh, aromatic mint fragrance that lightly fills the air throughout the warmer months.

Arrow Arum

The Arrow Arum is a brilliant water plant that grows to 36 inches. Mature leaves measure approximately 10” to 12”, and the Arrow Arum is a popular choice for water gardeners because it can thrive in complete shade.

The Arrowhead is another water plant that is easy to grow and maintain. The green leaves are shaped like an arrowhead, and when in season, small white flowers appear in clusters on the floating plant.

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For a colorful highlight among the greens in the water, the Bog Lily Red is exquisite. The long, thin petals are light pink, while the stems inside are a deep red, which provides impressive contrast. The Bog Lily Red will not survive colder temperatures so that they can be grown as annuals, or you might consider bringing them indoors for the winter months, These are just a few of the beautiful water plants that are available for your pond. If you don't have a green thumb, start with water plants and a small pond, and see how rewarding it is for you and your visitors. We'll keep it a secret about just how easy it was to create your beautiful water garden.

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10 Water Garden Plants - TN Nursery

10 Water Garden Plants

Explore the wonders of water-loving types with TN Nursery's 10-pack of water garden plants. This package includes a variety of plants intended to help you discover how beneficial and appealing they can be. As always, when you shop at TN Nursery, your flowers are protected for a year under our 100% guarantee. We also offer affordable prices on our packs with our grower-direct pricing. Why Are Water Garden Plants Unique? 10 Water Garden Plants is unique because it includes vegetation that grows primarily or exclusively on ponds or creeks. It can consist of flowers and other vegetation types that function as individual ecosystems. They do not sprout roots like other vegetation types but provide nutrients to grow and blossom. Gardeners do not have to plant them as seeds in dirt and wait for them to sprout and grow as other vegetation types do. What Do Water Garden Plants Look Like? At first glance, you usually cannot tell the difference between them and other vegetation that may grow in your yard. However, they float on ponds, lakes, and other similar surfaces. They do not grow roots and stay firmly planted in the dirt. They also come in all sorts of colors, ranging from white to yellow and purple. They can become vibrant parts of a property on which they are included and make for unique and exciting showpieces. They offer a variety of benefits to properties. For one, they add bright colors and a unique look to landscaping. People who visit the property may stop and take in their beauty right away. Further, they stabilize and add to the biodiversity of gardens and lawns. They attract pollinators like bees and hummingbirds. They can also help filter and clean ponds, lakes, and other environments in which they grow. Finally, they are relatively easy to maintain. They essentially take care of themselves and provide their own sources of nutrients, so they often do not require special care or upkeep. Where To Find Water Garden Plants You can find Water Garden Plants for sale in businesses like greenhouses and nurseries that sell specialized vegetation. You can also find them in local hardware stores and big box retailers with lawn care departments. An easier option could be to order them online and have them delivered to your home. When you browse online and purchase some for your property, you may get a higher level of quality and more selections.

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