Shop Marginal / Bog Plants

Most Bog plants will survive in moist-damp soil, and tolerate water depths from 2"-12" depending on the species. Full sun is preferred (4-6 hours/day); but some tolerate partial shade/sun. Most marginal plants should not be planted on the bottom of earthen ponds.
Aquatic Mint (Aqua Mint) - Bog Plant Yellow Snowflake Cattail (Typha latifolia) - Common, Standard
Plant - Aquatic MintPlant - Snowflake, Yellow - Floating Heart (Nymphoides geminata)Plant - Cattail, Common (Typha latifolia)
Aquatic Mint (Mentha aquatica) Hardy bog/marginal - A favorite with water gardeners. Mint fragrance and lavender-pink blooms. Blooms appear in midsummer and continue until fall. Leaves are an attractive, even green. In cool weather, foliage turns...Yellow Snowflake - Nymphoides geminata (syn. N. peltata) Menyanthaceae - Floating Heart - Lily-Like Plant - Looks like a miniature lily. This floating leaf plant has a bright yellow, star-shaped (buttercup-like) flower. Green to reddish-brown,...Common (Standard) Cattail (Typha latifolia) Hardy Marginal/Bog - This is the standard cattail commonly seen growing in wetlands with their characteristic brown poker-like heads (catkins). Grows in sun to part shade in moist soil or water to 12"...

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Dwarf Cattail (Typha minima) - Bog Plant Cattail (Typha angustifolia) - Graceful, Narrow Leaf Variegated Cattail (Typha latifolia 'Varigata')
Plant - Cattail, Dwarf (Typha minima europa)Plant - Cattail, Graceful (Narrow Leaf) Typha angustifoliaPlant - Cattail, Variegated (Typha latifolia 'Varigata')
Miniature Cattail (Typha minima europa ) Hardy Marginal/Bog - Has very narrow foliage (it is often a very pretty blue-green color) and small round catkins in mid-summer to fall. Grows to about 12-18" in height. Moist soil or water to 3" depth....Graceful Cattail (Typha angustifolia) Hardy Marginal/Bog - Similar to the Standard cattails, except foliage is more narrow-leafed. Foliage gracefully bends and sways in the breeze. Height 4 - 6 feet. (Catkins are very thin and make Great...Variegated Cattail (Typha latifolia 'Varigata') - Hardy Marginal/Bog - The variegation of this cattail is bold, bright green and white, vertical stripes. A great addition to any pond or water garden. Grows in sun to part shade in moist soil or...

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Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia) Gold Rush Reed (Phragmites australis subsp. australis 'Variegatus') Iris - Black Gamecock
Plant - Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia)Plant - Gold Rush Reed (Phragmites australis 'Variegatus')Plant - Iris - Black Gamecock
Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia) - An excellent ground cover for the edge of the pond, to scramble down a waterfall. It is also useful as a groundcover that will flourish in shady, moist areas where few other plants will grow. It will...Gold Rush Reed (Phragmites australis subsp. australis 'Variegatus') - Hardy Marginal/Bog - This reed is striking with bright green stripes on cream leaves. Grows 3-6 feet tall and easy to grow. Grow in sun to full shade in moist soil or water to 4 inches deep. Hardy zones 4 - 11.Iris - Black Gamecock - Hardy Marginal/Bog - Louisiana Iris Variety. Beautiful. Flowers are deep, velvety purple/black. Good for any bog, wetland or container garden. One of the most favorites to all watergardeners. Grows well in partial shade in...

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Iris - Dixie Deb Iris - Red Flag (Iris Fulva) Iris Snowdrift (Iris laevigata)
Plant - Iris - Dixie DebPlant - Iris - Red/Copper (Red Flag)Plant - Iris - Snowdrift (Iris laevigata)

Iris - Dixie Deb - Hardy Marginal/Bog - Very popular older iris (R. 1950, Frank Chowning) has soft yellow blooms in spring and early summer. Reaches 12 - 24" in height. 0 - 6" water depth. Full to partial sun. Hardy zones 4 - 9.

Red Flag Iris - (Iris fulva) Copper Hardy Marginal/Bog - Louisiana Iris - It is a smaller iris in both plant and bloom, growing to 12 inches in height. Coppery Red blooms in spring and early summer. 0 - 3" water depth. It is the most water...Snowdrift - Common Name: Iris laevigata (Rabbit Ear Iris) - White Louisiana Iris. This is a very pretty iris with white rounded, short, upright petals, with 6 drooping falls... Blossoms usually 3-4 inches wide. It grows to about 36" in height and...

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Iris Iris - Yellow Flag Plant - Lizard Tail (Saururus cernuus)
Plant - Iris - Unsorted Plant - Iris - Yellow Flag (Iris pseudacorus)Plant - Lizard's Tail (Saurus cernuus)

Sold as unspecified varieties /colors. Unsorted (lost their tag) from the varieties of Irises that we have for sale.

Iris will flower in the spring, ahead of summer blooming pond plants.

Yellow Flag Iris - (Iris pseudacorus) Hardy Marginal/Bog - Reaches 12 -24 inches in height. Bright, lemon yellow blooms in spring and early summer. 0 - 6" water depth. Hardy zones 4 -9. Unable to ship to: CT, NH VT, OKLizard's Tail (Saurus cernuus) - Hardy Marginal/Bog - Bright green foilage; 6" white flowers bloom for about a month in early summer. Blooms are very fragrant and resemble the shape of a lizard's tail. Provides an excellent taller backdrop for...

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Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) Parrot Feather Pennywort
Plant - Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana)Plant - Parrot FeatherPlant - Pennywort (Hydrocotyle verticillata)
Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) Hardy Marginal/Bog, wetland. Each spike contains lavender-pink flowers arranged in four evenly spaced rows along the stem that appear throughout the summer. Leaves are lance-shaped and toothed. When one of...Parrot's Feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum) Submerged / Marginal - Adaptable plant with green feathery foliage. Can float on the surface or be planted in soil. Grows well in 2" to 2 foot of water . Must be well below the ice to survive the winter....Pennywort (Hydrocotyle verticillata) Hardy Marginal/Bog - Floating - Their glossy green 1 - 2" leaves resembles "Little Umbrellas". This marginal is also excellent for stream beds. Grows 2 -4" inches high. A very fast grower. Moist soil or water...

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Blue Pickerel Plant (Pontederia cordata) Pink Butterfly Plant Sagittaria graminea (narrow-leaf arrowhead)
Plant - Pickerel Rush - Purple (Pontederia cordata)Plant - Pink Butterfly Plant (Asclepias incarnata)Plant - Sagittaria graminea (Slender Arrowhead)
Pickerel Rush (Pontederia cordata) Hardy Perennial Bog (shallow water) Plant - Shiny, olive green, heart-shaped foliage and large spikes of (deep blue) purple flowers. Flower spikes begin in early June and produce until September or later. Roots...Butterfly Plant (Asclepias incarnata) Also known as swamp milkweed. Will reach height of 24-36 inches and can tolerate up to 5 inches of water. Foliage is narrow, willow-shaped. Butterflies (especially Monarchs) are attracted to the fragrant pink...Sagittaria graminea - narrow-leafed, grass-leaf(grassy arrowhead), lance-leafed or slender Arrowhead - Foliage of this species is narrower than that of other arrowheads. Somewhat compact plant reaching only 12 inches or so in height). It has both...

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Arrowhead (Sagittaria latiifolia) Spider Lily Spike Rush (Eleocharis montevidensis)
Plant - Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)Plant - Spider Lily (Hymenocallis liriosome)Plant - Spike Rush (Eleocharis montevidensis)
Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)- Standard arrowhead - Distinctive arrow-shaped leaves and three-petaled white flowers. (This plant is often selected as a wetland reclamation plant). Grows in sun to part shade in moist soil or water to 6 inches or more deep. Height 12-20 inches. Hardy zones 3-11.Spider Lily (Hymenocallis liriosome) Flowers are up to 7 inches wide, with a long tube and the six lobes and a crown of white from which stamens rise. (They look like spiders because of their long petals and sepals). Leaves are long, strap-like....

Spike Rush (Eleocharis montevidensis) Hardy Marginal/Bog - Red/Green rush-like spikes. Clumping ornamental grass is a great edge plant. Flower spikes topped with small, brown foliage. Can reach 36" in height. Hardy zones 6-9. Damp soil to 2" of water.

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Variegated Sweetflag (Acorus calamus "Variegatus") Variegated Water Celery (Oenanthe javanica) Zebra Rush (Scirpus tabernae-montani “Zebrinus”
Plant - Sweetflag, Variegated (Acorus calamus "Variegatus')Plant - Water Celery (Parsley) - Variegated (Oenanthe javanica)Plant - Zebra Rush (Scirpus tabernae-montani) Zebrinus
Sweetflag - Variegated (Acorus calamus "Variegatus') - Hardy Marginal / Bog - Perennial Green and White Iris-like foliage. Can tolerate up to 6 inches of water over the crown... MOIST soil is best. Can reach 30" in height. Sweetflag releases a...Water Celery - Variegated (Oenanthe javanica) 'Flamingo' Hardy Marginal/Bog - Also known as Variegated Water Celery, Rainbow Water Parsley. The leaves are splashed with pink, white and green foliage. Small clusters of white flowers in summer....

Zebra Rush (Scirpus tabernae-montani) Zebrinus - Segmented stalks with horizontal green and white variegation. Can reach 24-48" in height. 0" to 3" water depth. Bog, wetland. Hardy zones 5-10.

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