Coontail – Ceratophyllum Demersum
Coontail is a great plant to have around your property and can be purchased through a nurseryor online mail center. This plant has a rootless system and grows in wet soil. The branches are dense in nature and often resembles a raccoon’s tail thus giving it its name. After the plants die they will fall down in the water and provide a food source for many wildlife such as ducks and fish.
Do you need color to add to your water garden?
This plant is a great water plant to have in your water garden. A plant like this will add tremendous amounts of color to any water garden. This plant will also add a lot of texture to your garden.
This amazing plant is very easy to multiply! Shoots from the central stem can be detached and grown into a full plant. Perfect for water gardens and aquariums, the dead leaves will drop to the surface of the water, adding a food source for fish and ducks.
The coon-tail plant has versatility. It can also grow in wet soil, creating a garden that not only attracts wildlife but also adds vibrant color and interesting texture to the landscape. This plant is wildly popular and can be purchased in most nurseries and fish stores.
The foxtail is another aquatic plant that grows incredibly fast. Deep, rich, red or brilliant green, the leaves are lush willows grown on slender stems. This plant can beautify aquariums by being placed towards the back of the tank to block out any visibility of electrical wires and cords.