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  


  
Leatherleaf Sedge (Carex buchananii)
Tufted with cinnamon-coloured foliage. Beautiful fine-textured ornamental grass.
Height & Width: 45-60cm T
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 6

  
Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)
A hardy, upright bog plant with heart-shaped leaves and tall spikes of fragrant white flowers.
Height & Width: 60-90cm T x 0-5cm D
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 4-5

  
Louisiana Iris (Iris hybrid)
Mix may include: red, white, purple-blue, pink, yellow or bronze blooms on handsome sword shaped foliage.
Height & Width: 75cm T x 0-5cm D
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 4-10

  
Ludwigia (Ludwigia spp)
Vibrant, upright, yellow flowers are eye-catching among the green foliage.
Height & Width: 25-40cm T x 30-60cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 9

  
Mare's Tail (Hippurus vulgaris)
Densely packed whorls of narrow foliage on stiff, upright stems. Great oxygenator for small ponds.
Height & Width: 30-40cm T x 20-60cm D
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 4-5

  
Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris)
Vibrant yellow flowers over shiny dark green foliage. First to flower in spring.
Height & Width: 20-30cm T
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 3-10

  
Marsh Woundwort (Stachys palustris)
This marsh plant has narrow, rounded, nettle like, green foliage. Panicles of purple-red blooms.
Height & Width: 30-45cm T
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 3-9

  
Monk's Rhubarb (Rumex sanguineus)
Beautiful large red veined leaves makes this plant a dramatic accent in the garden
Height & Width: 30cm T
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 5-8

  
Needle Rush (Eleocharis montevidensis)
A hardy bog plant with clumps of green quills that are topped with brown, button like flowers.
Height & Width: 25cm T
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 5

  
Obedient Plant (Physostegia leptophylla)
Shallow water plant with continuous lavender blooms. Blooms spring-frost. Attracts butterflies.
Height & Width: 90-120cm T
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 6-10