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What plants can I plant near my pond?

The edges of a natural pond or water feature are usually moist, boggy and marshy. This is a great place for plants commonly called Marginals. In other words, plants that don't mind having wet feet, but would prefer not to be fully submerged. Examples include:

  • Some Iris Varieties
  • Some Primulas
  • Cattails
  • Rush (Juncus)
  • Gunnera
  • Taro / Elephant Ears

Further away from the water's edge you could plant nearly any plant. Japanese Maples look particularly good!

For more information about marginal plants, call us at 604.882.1201 or visit Arts Nursery Ltd in person. 

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