Water Gardening Plants

Add natural beauty to your background pond with selections from Cozyn’s Garden Gallery’s fantastic water plant collection.

Enjoy the vivid, clear colours of water lilies, the airy texture of cattails or the striking contrast of black magic taro.

Water garden plants add beauty, colour and texture to your design while providing protection for your fish and helping to keep your water healthy and clear.


Common Name    Category  
Botanical Name   Light Requirements  
Zone  


  
Calla Lily or White Arum Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica)
Fragrant beautiful white flowers add a tropical appearance to the water garden.
Height & Width: 45-60cm T x 0-5cm D
Light Requirements: Sun or Shade
Zone: Zone 7-11

  
Canadian Pondweed (Elodea canadensis)
This vigorous grower is an excellent oxygenating plant for ponds or water gardens.
Height & Width: 20-30cm T x 40-60cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 5-8

  
Canna Endeavour (Canna glauca hybrid)
Beautiful red blooms with narrow petals rise above the dark green foliage of this plant.
Height & Width: 120-150cm T x 0-15cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 9

  
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
Bright red trumpet flowers in mid-summer create a stunning display at water's edge. Narrow, upright habit.
Height & Width: 20cm-90cm T
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 4-8

  
Cattail - Variegated (Typha latifolia variegatus)
This large, hardy cattail has striking variegated leaves. Large brown fruiting heads in summer.
Height & Width: 150-180cm T x 30-60cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 4-10

  
Cattail Dwarf (Typha minima)
Dark green, grass like foliage with brown, rounded fruiting heads.
Height & Width: 90-120cm T x 0-15cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 3

  
Chameleon Plant (Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata')
Stunning green, pink and yellow fragrant foliage. Great for water gardens or as a groundcover in moist soil. Vigorous.
Height & Width: 30cm T
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 5-10

  
Chinese Pagoda Primrose (Primula vialii)
Unique flowers with bright carmine-purple points over deep green foliage. Blooms May-July. Attracts butterflies.
Height & Width: 30-45cm T x 0cm D
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 3-9

  
Common Cattail (Typha latifolia)
This large, hardy cattail has leaves that sway in the breeze. Large brown fruiting heads in summer.
Height & Width: 150-210cm T x 0-30cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 3

  
Corkscrew Rush (Juncus effusus 'Spiralis')
This hardy perennial bog plant has very unusual wiry, twisted stems with small brown-green flowers.
Height & Width: 45-60cm T
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 5