Tag: pond marginal planting

Oenanthes for Wild and Formal Pond Planting

Oenanthes for Wild and Formal Pond Planting   There are many species of Oenanthes that grow wild in various wetland habitats.  They can be found in water meadows, streams, ditches, marshes, rivers, pond, lakes and bog-lands.  Most resemble weeds, so are rarely grown for use in the garden, but there are however, a couple of […]

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Lobelia species and cultivars colour and bees

 Lobelia species and cultivars colour and bees Some Lobelia species and cultivars are well suited to Water Gardens. Not only do they bring colour to the pond and their surroundings in the summer months, but they also attract bees and other pollinating insects.   Lobelia Cardinalis Also known as ‘Lobelia Queen Victoria’, this popular plant […]

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