Ornamental Aquatics

Ornamental Aquatics include native and non-native hardy perennials as well as selected tropical aquatics intended for use in water gardens and water features. Many non-native and tropical aquatics are aggressive in their growth habit and are NOT recommended for use in earth bottom ponds or natural areas.

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Phalaris arundinacea 'Strawberries and Cream'

Phalaris arundinacea 'Strawberries and Cream'

Common Name: Variegated ribbon grass

Phalaris arundinacea, 'Strawberries and Cream', Variegated ribbon grass is hardy in zones 4-11. Variegated ribbon grass spreads quickly by rhizomes.  The yellow and creamy variegated leaves make this a suitable ac...


Phragmites australis 'variegata'

Phragmites australis 'variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Common Reed

Hardy in zones 4-11, Variegated Common Reed rapidly grows 3-6' tall with strong rhizomes in moist soils tolerating sun to full shade. The bright green & dark green stripes on variegated leaves make this a suitable accent plant ...


Plantago major 'Rubrifolia'

Plantago major 'Rubrifolia'

Common Name: Red Plantain

Hardy in zones 3-9, Red Plaintain is desired for its clumps of purple leaves during the summer which turn a deep maroon in the Fall. The insignificant looking spikes of green flowers should be cut off to prevent self seeding. ...


Pontederia cordata 'Alba'

Pontederia cordata 'Alba'

Common Name: White Pickerelweed

Pickerelweed is a common sight in quiet fresh water areas. The native forms are usually shades of blue-purple, but this beauty is a clear shade of white. Hardy in zones 5-11, White Pickerelweed flowers from summer to fall, with the...