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Water and Bog Plants

These provide exciting new flavors in the garden. Water features bring infinite tranquility to the garden. The following are a beginning in what will become in time a fair selection of variegated and unusual offerings.

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Legend

Grows Best in Full Sun

Grows Best in Part Sun/Part Shade

Grows Best in Shade
Select cultivars of natives to North America

Potentially invasive nonnative in CT area

Alocasia Amazonica                        z 10                       

Black arrowhead shaped leaves with white veins to 2 ft. high.

PALOAM………………………………………2 qt.  $9.00     gal.  $1200

Alocasia ‘Black Velvet’                    z 10                        

Dwarf black leaves.

PALOBLV……………………………………..2 qt.  $9.00     gal.  $12.00

Colocasia jensii ‘Black Princess’ z 9-11
Grows to 24” to 48” high, large arrowhead shaped leaves are up to 18” long. Striking black leaves with wide green veins. Great choice for a pond or water feature and excellent in a mixed pot with no drainage holes. Try with such plants as Variegated Cat’s Tail, Acorus columnus ‘variegatus,’ variegated papyrus, and other water plants. Taros usually stay under 24” when grown in pots; they will also grow in regular garden soil as long as it doesn’t dry out.

PCOLJBP........................................................................2 gal. $16.00

A-Colocasia Black Magic.jpg (36137 bytes) Colocasia esculenia ‘Black Magic’ z 9-11
Very striking purple black foliage.

PCOLEBM...............................1 gal.  $10.00     2 gal. $16.00

Echinodorus cordifolius ‘Marble Queen’ zone 5-11
Large, marbled-green, arrowhead shaped leaves on an 18” to 24” plant. Can grow in constantly moist regular garden soil, a pot, bog, pool, or water feature.

PECKCMQ............................................................................1 gal. $11.00

Hydrocotyle sibthorpiodes ‘Crystal Confetti’ zone 6b to 10
Pretty 1” creeping running plant has small leaves with a cream border. Does well in regular garden soil that does not dry out to bog conditions as well as in mixed pots.

PHYDSCC.........................................................................1 qt. $6.95

Sagittaria graminea ‘Crushed Ice’ zone 5-11
A variegated arrowhead that grows to 12” high in moisture retentive soil or shallow standing water. Also as a water feature!

PSAGGCI..............................................................................1 gal. $11.00

Scirpus lacustris ‘Albescans’ (Bull Rush) z 5-8
Vertical cream stripes on round 5’ stems. Grows in water, bog or container that stays constantly moist. Striking architectural look.

GSCILAL………………………….…….1 gal. $10.00.....2 gal. $15.00

Scirpus tabernaemontani ‘Zebrinus’ (Zebra Rush) z 5-8 
Beautiful horizontal gold banding on 4’ deep green narrow leaves. Another aquatic or constantly moist soil plant. A bold statement.

GSCITZE…………………………….1 gal. $10.00.....2 gal. $15.00

 

 

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