Planting Method, Pots, Crates and Other Aquatic Plant Holding
This page and the following one was extracted from the Bradshaws
2005 catalogue and provides a good cross section of what's available
to ensure that your water garden plants are planted correctly
and so that you get the most enjoyment from them.
This is What Bradshaws Said in 2005 ...
you have finished your pond construction you will want to put
in some plants. Bradshaws have found a collection of plants that
are really easy to install and produce fabulous results. Each
Each pack is sold individually and will plant in the basket
supplied. Water lilies come one per pack while marginal plants
have either two or three plants per pack depending on the size
of the plant.
1 White Water Lily (Nymphaea albida)
1 Red Water lily (Nymphaea attraction)
1 Yellow Water Lily (Nymphaea chromatella)
1 Pink Water Lily (Nymphaea rosea)
Marginal Plants showing ... Planting Depth
(cm) and Growing Height (cm)
3 Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus)
3 Dwarf Reedmace (Typha minima)
2 Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus)
2 Flag Iris (Iris pseudocorus)
2 Pickerel Rush (Pontederia cordata
) 8-15, 45-60
2 Japanese Water Iris (Iris laevigata)
3 Reedmace (Typha latifolia) 8-30,
2 Arum Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica)
(10 in summer), 60 cms
Strong and durable hessian planter with plastic weave backing.
The planter is 1 metre wide and 60cm deep with two planting
pockets 50 x 20cm each. Comes with four securing stakes included.
Comes complete with three round planting baskets and a kit to
secure the island in place in your pond. It can be positioned
at any depth in the pond by weighing it down.
aquatic water plants continued