Plant Library

Welcome to the Aquascapes Unlimited online plant catalog. You can review the plants by either Botanical Name or Common Name by clicking the appropriate selection below. If you would like to view a specific category select the appropriate order in the drop down box. We're adding new plants on a regular basis, so check back frequently. To see a larger picture and to read more about a specific plant click on that image or the "More Info" link.

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Marsilea drummondii

Marsilea drummondii

Common Name: Fuzzy Clover

Despite its common name and appearance of a 4 leaf clover or shamrock, the Marsileas are actually a fern that reproduces from spores. The Fuzzy Clover is easy to grow and its attractive green leaves close up at night which sort of ...


Marsilea mutica

Marsilea mutica

Common Name: Four Leaf Clover

Despite its common name and appearance of a 4 leaf clover or shamrock, the Marsileas are actually a fern that reproduces from spores. The Four Leaf Clover is easy to grow and its attractive green leaves close up at night which sort...


Marsilea schelpiana

Marsilea schelpiana

Common Name: Cutleaf Clover

Despite its common name and appearance of a 4 leaf clover or shamrock, the Marsileas are actually a fern that reproduces from spores. The Cutleaf Clover is easy to grow and its attractive green leaves close up at night which sort o...


Mentha aquatica

Mentha aquatica

Common Name: Water Mint

The aromatic leaves of the Water Mint are what attracts many water gardeners to this plant. Growing just under 1' tall in moist soils & water under 2" deep, Water mint prefers full sun but will tolerate part shade and will flow...


Menyanthes trifoliata

Menyanthes trifoliata

Common Name: Bogbean

Menyanthes trifoliata, Bogbean, grows in spongy bogs, marshes and shallow water along pond edges. The fleshy green leaves of Menyanthes trifoliata pop out of the water giving way to a perfect little white flowers with tiny elegant hairs ...


Mimulus guttatus

Mimulus guttatus

Common Name: Yellow Monkey Flower

Hardy in zones 6-9, Yellow Monkey Flower produces deep yellow colored snap-dragon-like flowers. It's named for the flower's resemblance to a monkey's face. The flowers are about an inch or so across and produced in mass, making this a favorite flo...


Mimulus ringens

Mimulus ringens

Common Name: Monkey Flower

Mimulus ringens, Monkey Flower, produces deep to pale blue to lavender colored flowers with an attractive yellow center. It's named for the flower's resemblance to a monkey's face. The flowers of Mimulus ringens are about an inch a...


Myosotis palustris

Myosotis palustris

Common Name: Water Forget-Me-Not

The Water Forget-Me-Not reaches just under 1' in height and grows around the edges of ponds or along streams in full sun to part shade. Blooming in the early summer with sprays of tiny delicate bluish flowers reminiscent of the dryland species. Ge...


Myriophyllum aquaticum

Myriophyllum aquaticum

Common Name: Parrot Feather

Hardy in zones 6-11, Parrot Feather's soft feathery foliage grows on prostrate long stems from the pond edge and floats out over the water surface. Care should be given when planting because it is invasive, especially in warmer sta...


Myriophyllum prosperpinacoides

Myriophyllum prosperpinacoides

Common Name: Dwarf Parrot Feather

Hardy in zones 6-11, Dwarf Parrot Feather's soft feathery foliage grows on prostrate long stems from the pond edge and floats out over the water surface. Dwarf Parrot Feather differs from standard Parrot Feather due to its red stem...


Nelumbo lutea

Nelumbo lutea

Common Name: Native yellow

Nelumbo lutea, American yellow lotus, is the only native species of the genus.  Flowers bloom after two successive months of temps  75-85 degrees.   Soft pale yellow flowers 7 - 11" surround a rich yellow center standi...


Nelumbo sp. 'Baby Doll'

Nelumbo sp. 'Baby Doll'

Common Name: Baby Doll

Nelumbo 'Baby Doll', is a great dwarf cultivar for patio plantings in a tub or barrel.   Dwarf cultivars lend a tropical feel to a small space.  First blooms look like little white tulips!  'Baby Doll' can produce many...


Nelumbo sp. 'Charles Thomas'

Nelumbo sp. 'Charles Thomas'

Common Name: Charles Thomas

Nelumbo'Charles Thomas.'  An excellent medium to large cultivar.  Ideal for a larger pool.   Lavender-pink flowers 6-8".  New flowers have a light licorice scent! On a dark night stars will be reflected in the water drople...


Nelumbo sp. 'Chawan Basu'

Nelumbo sp. 'Chawan Basu'

Common Name: Chawan Basu
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Nelumbo sp. 'Empress'

Nelumbo sp. 'Empress'

Common Name: Empress

Nelumbo 'Empress.'  A delicate flower graces this sacred lotus plant.  'Empress,' petals form a white bowl 9-12" with edges streaked with deep pink  as if painted by hand.  Flowers bloom singly and rise from 3-5'. ...


Nelumbo sp. 'Giant Sunburst'

Nelumbo sp. 'Giant Sunburst'

Common Name: Giant Sunburst
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Nelumbo sp. 'Hindu'

Nelumbo sp. 'Hindu'

Common Name: Hindu
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Nelumbo sp. 'Momo Batan'

Nelumbo sp. 'Momo Batan'

Common Name: Momo Batan

Nelumbo 'Momo batan'.  A dwarf lotus, 'Momo batan,' is a gorgeous peony style cultivar has long lasting blooms through the extended summer season and is very fragrant.  Flowers 5 -6" are large and double with deep rosy pink...


Nelumbo sp. 'Mrs. P.D. Slocum'

Nelumbo sp. 'Mrs. P.D. Slocum'

Common Name: 'Mrs. P.D. Slocum'

Nelumbo 'Mrs. P.D. Slocum', is an especially free flowering sacred lotus.  Bred in 1964 from  N. lutea x N.‘Rosea Plena'.   Blooms 9-12" start out pink with yellow  centers and turn to a lo...


Nelumbo sp. 'Pekinensis Rubra'

Nelumbo sp. 'Pekinensis Rubra'

Common Name: Pekinensis Rubra
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Nelumbo sp. 'Red Scarf'

Nelumbo sp. 'Red Scarf'

Common Name: Red Scarf

Nelumbo 'Red Scarf' is the perfect sacred lotus for a container or small pool.  'Red scarf' often blooms the first season. It's gorgeous 6" flower is crimson-pink with a striking white center.    Leaves are 12 - 24" ac...


Nelumbo sp. 'Rosa Plena'

Nelumbo sp. 'Rosa Plena'

Common Name: Rosa Plena
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Nelumbo sp. 'Shiroman'

Nelumbo sp. 'Shiroman'

Common Name: Shiroman
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Neptunia aquatica

Neptunia aquatica

Common Name: Sensitive Plant
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Nuphar lutea

Nuphar lutea

Common Name: Spatterdock

Spatterdock is a member of the native floating leaf aquatic community. Nuphar occurs in quiet back waters along tidal creeks and rivers as well as inland ponds and swamps. It has a oval heart shaped leaves that provide cover and shade for...


Nuphar sagittifolia

Nuphar sagittifolia

Common Name: Cape Fear Spatterdock

Cape Fear Spatterdock is very similar to Nuphar lutea however it has long narrow strap like leaves as opposed to oval heart shaped leaves. It can only be found growing only along the Black and Cape Fear Rivers in North Carolina.

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Nymphaea odorata

Nymphaea odorata

Common Name: Native white water lily

The Fragrant Water lily is one of the most commonly seen water plants. Its natural range is from Newfoundland to the Great lakes, south including Missouri, and Kansas and down to Florida and Texas. Nymphaea odorata is tolerant of a wide p...


Nymphaea sp. 'Candida'

Nymphaea sp. 'Candida'

Common Name: Candida
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Nymphaea sp. 'Charlene Strawn'

Nymphaea sp. 'Charlene Strawn'

Common Name: Charlene Strawn
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Nymphaea sp. 'Chromatella'

Nymphaea sp. 'Chromatella'

Common Name: Chromatella

Nymphaea  x marliacea,  'Chromatella'   For beauty and performance 'Chromatella' is an excellent hardy water lily.   Bred by the famous French waterlily hybridizer,  Joseph Bory Latour-Marliac, in the la...


Nymphaea sp. 'Colorado'

Nymphaea sp. 'Colorado'

Common Name: Colorado

Nymphaea 'Colorado' is a very free flowering medium sized  hardy waterlily.  N. 'Colorado' exhibits a striking flower color change through the season.  In spring flowers are peachy pink - yellow turning to a gorgeo...


Nymphaea sp. 'Double White'

Nymphaea sp. 'Double White'

Common Name: Double White
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Nymphaea sp. 'Firecrest'

Nymphaea sp. 'Firecrest'

Common Name: Firecrest

Nymphaea 'Firecrest' has lovely star shaped flowers 5-6" in petal width.  Petals shades of hot pink encircle fiery orange stamen.   Flowers reach to the sky from May - September as they rise 1' above water surface with sepa...


Nymphaea sp. 'Gold Medal'

Nymphaea sp. 'Gold Medal'

Common Name: Gold Medal
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Nymphaea sp. 'Hollandia'

Nymphaea sp. 'Hollandia'

Common Name: Hollandia

Nymphaea, 'Hollandia'  has a double peony-style cup shaped flower with blooms last 3-4 days making 'Hollandia' a great cut flower!  Inner petals are light to dark pink color.  Outer petals white take on a pink tinge by thir...


Nymphaea sp. 'James Brydon'

Nymphaea sp. 'James Brydon'

Common Name: James Brydon
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Nymphaea sp. 'maggie belle Slocum'

Nymphaea sp. 'maggie belle Slocum'

Common Name: Maggie Belle Slocum
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Nymphaea sp. 'Mayla'

Nymphaea sp. 'Mayla'

Common Name: Mayla
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Nymphaea sp. 'Sioux'

Nymphaea sp. 'Sioux'

Common Name: Sioux

Nymphaea 'Sioux' is one of the earliest bloomers in spring and flowers stay open until late in the day!  The star shaped flower of N. 'Sioux' changes color  from yellow-orange to rosey-orange over 3 days.  Stamen are golden...


Nymphaea sp. 'Texas Dawn'

Nymphaea sp. 'Texas Dawn'

Common Name: Texas Dawn
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Nymphaea sp. 'Virginalis'

Nymphaea sp. 'Virginalis'

Common Name: Virginalis

Nymphaea 'Virginalis'  is a very free flowering dependable bloomer.  Flowers are cuplike and white with golden yellow stamen.  N. 'Virginalis' is one of the best all around white hardy lilies and a great cut flower!  L...


Nymphaea COPY sp. 'Attraction'

Nymphaea COPY sp. 'Attraction'

Common Name: Attraction
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Nymphaea COPY sp. 'Joey Tomacik'

Nymphaea COPY sp. 'Joey Tomacik'

Common Name: Joey Tomacik
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Nymphaea COPY COPY sp. 'Gladstoniana'

Nymphaea COPY COPY sp. 'Gladstoniana'

Common Name: Gladstoniana
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Nymphaea COPY COPY COPY sp. 'James brydon'

Nymphaea COPY COPY COPY sp. 'James brydon'

Common Name: James brydon
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Oclemena nemoralis* nemoralis

Oclemena nemoralis* nemoralis

Common Name: Bog Aster

Aster nemoralis, Bog aster, is an acid loving beauty suited for the boggy landscape.  Perched on 6" - 2' slender stems, the bog aster has lance-shaped narrow tapering  leaves with rough edges.  Pretty aster flowers are larg...


Oenanthe javanica

Oenanthe javanica

Common Name: Water celery

Oenanthe javanica, Water celery.  Hardy in zones 5-11, Water celery grows 6-12" tall along the edge of the pond from quick running stolins in sun to part shade. Water celery gets its name from foliage that resembles t...


Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo'

Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo'

Common Name: Variegated water celery

Oenanthe javanica ‘Flamingo’ ,Variegated water celery, is hardy in zones 5-11.  Variegated Water Celery grows 6-12" tall along the edge of the pond from running stems in sun to part shade, but not quite as...


Onoclea sensibilis

Onoclea sensibilis

Common Name: Sensitive fern

Onoclea sensibilis, Sensitive fern, is commonly found at the sunny edge of a wet woodland. Once established this rhizomatous fern creates wonderfully textured colonies of lime green. A mature plant can spread up to 10” per year with...


Orontium aquaticum

Orontium aquaticum

Common Name: Golden club

Orontium aquaticum, Golden Club, is a striking aquatic plant. Golden Club has bright yellow flower clusters (spadix) at the tips. Blooming in April-June Orontium aquaticum is one of the first plants...


Orontium aquaticum 'Big Red'

Orontium aquaticum 'Big Red'

Common Name: Golden Club 'Big Red'

Big Red™ is a selection of the native wildflower, commonly known as "Golden Club". This striking aquatic plant was selected for its red flower stems which contrast the bright yellow flower clusters (spadix) at the tips. The tropical-looking ...


Osmunda cinnamomea

Osmunda cinnamomea

Common Name: Cinnamon fern

Osmunda cinnamomea, Cinnamon Fern, is truly an elegant addition to any natural or man made water garden. Its stately textured fronds stand 2-5’ tall depending on maturity and site conditions. Osmunda cinnamomea sen...


Osmunda regalis

Osmunda regalis

Common Name: Royal Fern

Osmunda regalis, Royal Fern, adds an elegant and royal appearance to any water garden. Like its cousin the Cinnamon Fern it likes its feet wet and ankles dry and will form its own island like tussock as it matures. Osmunda regalis