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.
If you have a boggy or very wet area in your garden, why not create a bog garden? Plant towering gunnera for dramatic green architecture, then underplant with purple ...
Blooms off and on from late winter through summer. Excellent when mixed in with other low growing bog or marginal plants such as Forget-me-not, Mentha, or Bacopa.In the pond it can be planted directly into "pockets" of gravel. (1-2" of water). Could also be planted in shallow trays or a 10" pan to create a mass effect.
Also known as umbrella plant (Darmera peltata), this bog-loving plant tolerates full sun to dappled shade. Mature height: 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide
Bog moss is the most widespread plant on the bog and the most important in the creation of bogs. Each moss plant has a distinct head, a long stem and many branches all of which are covered in tiny leaves. Moss begins to grow in areas where other plants cannot as it is adapted to the low level of plant nutrients and waterlogged conditions.
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.
Plant Guide BOG LABRADOR TEA Ledum groenlandicum Oeder Plant Symbol = LEGR Contributed by: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC
In the wild, most carnivorous plants grow in sunny, acidic, nutrient-poor wetlands called bogs. Home gardeners can replicate this environment in a mini-bog planter and grow a diverse array of species like sundews, pitcher plants, and butterworts.
Bog gardening makes use of previously unsuitable landscape areas. Places with seep springs, a high water table or a low spot with poor drainage can be made attractive ...
Nevertheless, bogs support a number of species of plants in addition to the characteristic Sphagnum Moss, including Cotton Grass, Cranberry, Blueberry, Pine, Labrador Tea and Tamarack. Moose, deer, and lynx are a few of the animals that can be found in northern bogs.