Small Oxygenating Pond Plant Collection 6x 9cm Pots

Code: PL80124
Small Oxygenating Pond Plant Collection 6x 9cm Pots
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Small Oxygenating Pond Plant Collection 6x 9cm Pots
Small Oxygenating Pond Plant Collection 6x 9cm Pots

A perfect solution for quickly and easily adding interest and life to a garden pond or a planter of your choice, this bespoke collection of oxygenating plants have been specially chosen by plant specialists Anglo Aquatic Plants.

Six plants are carefully selected based on the time of year they are dispatched, guaranteeing that you receive the best plants to make the greatest impact in your garden. They are carefully curated so that you receive plants that thrive at different depths. It can be complicated working out which plants to choose and this ready-to-go pack will save you time and you can be confident that each plant was selected with care.

The plants support and complement each other, providing a collage of textures against a thick backdrop of green. Your professionally-tailored plant collection will help to control suffocating Blanket Weed and Algae, and will provide a boost for your fish and other pond life . It also provides excellent water coverage thanks to the variation in length of stalks.

Please note that in the autumn/ winter months plants will be cut back before sending out and there may be less variation in varieties included as we favour the more cold hardy varieties.

Oxygenating plants collection contains:

Our experts will specially select six of the best plants for the time of year of dispatch to ensure you receive a kit bursting with life and perfect for removing the carbon dioxide that algae need to grow and thrive. Listed below are examples of plants that may feature in your carefully crafted pack.

Number of plants included in kit: 6
  • Water Moss - Fontinalis antipyretica 9cm
  • Common Water Starwort - Callitriche autumnalis 9cm
  • Large Slender Club Rush - Scirpus cernuus 9cm
  • Hornwort Ceratophyllum demersum 9cm
  • Variegated Pennywort Hydrocotyle Variegata 9cm
  • Red Stemmed Parrot's Feather Myriophyllum brasiliensis 9cm

Water Moss - Fontinalis antipyretica

Fontinalis antipyretica is a submerged aquatic perennial which is great for oxygenating your pond. It is an epiphyte (a non-parasitic plant which grows on other plants for support), with rootlets that can attach to logs or rocks. Its broad, lance-shaped leaves are rigid and pointed, and its dark green contrasts beautifully with the white flowers it bears every summer.

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Common Water Starwort - Callitriche autumnalis

The Common Water Starwort floats on the surface of ponds, growing in a thick, oxygenating layer, providing shelter from the heat for frogs and other pond life. Producing delicate and subtle green flowers in the summer and remaining green throughout the year, the Starwort is a versatile oxygenator for any garden pond.

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Large Slender Club Rush - Scirpus cernuus

Scirpus Cernuus is an aquatic submerged perennial plant which is adaptable to shallow or deep water. This bright green rush with slender leaves grows in attractive tufted clumps and produces masses of tiny white flowers atop emerged stalks in summer. Submerged green shoots assist in the oxygenation of pond water. Scirpus Cernuus is an evergreen plant, which means that its foliage persists and remains green throughout the year.

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Hornwort Ceratophyllum demersum

This pond perennial remains submerged beneath the surface of your pond, colouring your pond with its forked green leaves. Tiny flowers bloom in the summer from the leaf axils, decorating the greenery with tiny white blooms.

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Variegated Pennywort Hydrocotyle Variegata

Hydrocotyle Variegata is an aquatic submerged perennial plant which is adaptable to shallow or deep water. It features intricate, ornamental foliage and masses of mid green leaves with cream circumferences, which have edges in a slight shade of pink. The leaves grow on long, creeping stalks, which create extensive ground covers and a good habitat for pond life. Small, white, cup-shaped flowers emerge above the water surface in summer.

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Red Stemmed Parrot's Feather Myriophyllum brasiliensis

Myriophyllum brasiliensis is a vigorous growing, dense shrub. Above the water it has brilliant bright green feathery foliage with red stems. Below the water it is slightly different with a deep red hue. Its dense stems and foliage make it an excellent plant for sheltering underwater wildlife. It is perfect for growing at the edge of a pond or beneath the water's surface as an oxygenating aquatic.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.7/5 (3 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"Very good service very good service very good service very goodservice"

Reviewed Monday, 20 August 2018

Rating: 4/5

"Good size plants. Not too small. Arrived healthy and well. Not great at fighting algae. Having to add chemicals too to keep it under control. However we do have fish and it is very hot and sunny at the moment which is an algae dream. My only complaint would be they took over a week to arrive."

Reviewed Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Very happy with this purchase, clearly labelled and all the plants looked very healthy."

Reviewed Tuesday, 19 June 2018

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