Plants for the marginal bog areas of your pond. These plants also work extremely well planted in flowing creeks and waterfalls.As always, if you have any questions ...
Bog plants are usually found at the water's edge in shallow water. Their roots grow underwater and their foliage emerges. These bog garden water plants are shipped in small pots and should be repotted in individual containers of approximately one to three gallons capacity and submerged to a depth of two to three inches.
Plants form a clump of narrow, grassy leaves, bearing upright stems of fat, round brown cat-tail flowers during the summer. These remain attractive well into the winter. Excellent for cutting.
Bog plants love wet soil but not swimming in water. Avoid areas where there is standing water or where the ground is flooded for long periods of time. If the ground has standing water that does not drain, pond marginals will be more suitable Spring is the best time to choose plants and plant a bog garden; When choosing bog plants, check for the light requirements.
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POND and WETLAND PLANTS . ... DEEP WATER (plants submerged); MARGINAL (up to 30cm of water); WET (constantly moist soil); BOG (moist, acidic soils)
TROPICAL FLOWERING: TROPICAL LOW GROWING: Bog plants are also referred to as "Marginal Plants" by water gardener's. These plants are found along the edges or margins ...
Bog Garden Plants - Creating a bog garden is a good solution to low lying areas with poor drainage. While our selection of bog plants won't mind getting their feet ...
A bog is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. It is one of the four main types of wetlands. Other names for bogs include mire, quagmire, and muskeg; alkaline mires are called fens.
Do not plant those that will escape cultivation. Bog plants require fertilization two or three times a year. Fertilize with tablets according to label instructions (See Plant Supplies). For rapid show from newly planted plants we recommend planting in groups of three bare root plants. Do not mix plant varieties, they will compete for growing space.