Let bog garden flowers, which thrive in wet soils, light up a soggy part of your landscape.
Rare bog plants, such as black bog rush and great fen sedge, depend on the area's calcium-rich, acidicwaters, while the fens are home to threatened species such as the southern damselfly, geyer's whorl snail and marsh fritillary butterflies.
Hardy bog plants grow in the shallow water or at the edge of a pond or stream. Marginal plants consist of pond plant varieties that stand above the water while their feet always remain wet. All of the hardy bog pond plants are perennials and will come back each spring and bloom at different times throughout the season.
Bog Plants: Best grown in containers filled with aquatic plant media, bog plants like their roots wet. Position them around the edges of your pond in 6-inch-deep water, or inside your pond with a floating island planter.
Bog (Marginal) Plants Aquatic plants are essential to a healthy water garden and add great value and beauty to any pond. Marginal Water plants are very versatile, living in water depths from 1" to 12” deep and come in all types from water surface crawlers, such as Water Pursulane, to 6’ tall plants like Bamboo and Giant Papyrus.
Bog gardens are perfect for a sunny area of your landscape that collects water, on your solution for Florida-Friendly gardening from the University of Florida's ...
Peat moss is the most common plant found in bogs around the world. Peat moss, also known as “Sphagnum Moss” produces acids which other bog plants need in order to survive. Peat moss is a medium that is ideal for growing other bog plants because its large, sponge-like cavities hold air, water and nutrients.
Natural ponds have a profusion of flags, rushes, reeds and small flowering plants which delight the eye. Your pool will be more attractive and much more naturalistic ...
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Planting Instructions For Bog Plants; ... Lilyblooms Aquatic Gardens is a large grower of pond plants, water lilies, marginal plants, and more.