Bog plants : Exotic

Most of the plants listed here are sold in 15cm pots or 3L bags. Where container sizes differ this is noted in the plant description.

Caltha palustris

Description: A marginal bog plant with rhizomes that produce kidney shaped toothed leaves. The vibrant waxy yellow flowers are a must around a pond. Prefers shallow water.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Echinodorus bleheri

Description: A tough bog and aquarium plant with upright broad leaves. Tall inflorescens with white flowers all year.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Nelumbo nucifera

Description: Rhizamotous aquatic perennial found on the shallow margins or muddy banks of pools. Circular leaves are held above the water level. Showy fragrant water lily type flowers are borne on long stalks and develop distinctive flat topped seedpods.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Spread: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
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R300.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea hybrids

Description: Herbaceous submerged aquatic perennial with round floating leaves. White, pink and yellow in stock. Feed monthly. More information under Special Collections: Nympahe

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: Diameter of leaves 15cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Saururus cernuus

Description: Clump forming aquatic plant. Heart shaped bright green leaves and spikes of fragrant white flowers. Can be used in an aquarium.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Scirpus zebrinus

Description: A tall exotic rush with leafless stems with vertical cream and green stripes. Cut back hard in autumn to retain the stripes.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Bloom/flower colour: Foliage
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Thalia dealbata

Description: A marginal aquatic perennial with tall lance-shaped grey green leaves. It has panicles of violet flowers in summer. Gorgeous

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1.8m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R90.00  |   Buy now