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.
There are many types of Bog Plants that we offer. Visit Our Online Store! These perennial aquatic plants, sometimes called marginal plants or shallow water plants, provide vertical accent and texture contrast to your water garden.
A stout bog plant with lanceolate leaves under water, and lanceolate to heart shaped leaves on long stems above the water. Small white or lavender flowers are borne in sprays on a 3 foot high highly branched inflorescence.
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.
Bog garden plants love overly moist soil, which is waterlogged, but not standing. These marshy gardens make a lovely attraction in any landscape and can quickly turn an unused, water-logged spot in the yard into a wonderful scenic attraction.
In shallow or deeper water, bog plants give vertical accent to the water garden. These aquatic plants vary widely in leaf size, texture and form as well as height. On the edge of the pond they can be used to hide liner, tubing or a power cord.
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Hardy Perennial Bog Plants. Perennial aquatic plants, sometimes called marginal plants or shallow water plants, provide vertical accent and texture contrast to your water garden. Some are grown solely for their leaves, while others boast flowers at various times of the season.
Discover 10 of the best plants for a boggy border, including ligularia and rodgersia, recommended by the experts at BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.
bog plant. bog plant A plant that grows in permanently moist soil, such as that found by streams and ponds.