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Shallow Hardy Aquatic Plants 3

 
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Equisetum hyemale

Equisetum hyemale 'Robustum'

 Horsetail Giant Horsetail
Equisetum hyemale

 
Equisetum hyemale 'Robustum'

 
ZONE 5 - 3' - Jointed stems, very distinctive. Cylindrical habit when grown in a container. Evergreen. Tolerates some shade. Prefers very shallow water to moist soil. ZONE 5 - height 4ft to 6ft The same cylindrical habit as Equisetum hyemale. The upper joints produce side shoots in the second or third year that give it a slightly fern-like appearance. A unique specimen

Equisetum scirpoides

Eriophorum angustifolium

Dwarf Horsetail Cotton Grass
Equisetum scirpoides

 
Eriophorum angustifolium

 
ZONE 5 - 6" to 8" - Dark green wiry foliage is evergreen. Thrives in moist soil to shallow water and loves the shade. Excellent for nestling between rocks at the ponds edge ZONE 4 - 1' - Flowers May, June - Short grassy dark green foliage with showy cotton-like flowers that hold well into summer. Unique and unusual. Prefers a cold climate.
 

Hibiscus coccineus

Hibiscus 'Lord Baltimore'

Scarlet Rosemallow Lord Baltimore Hibiscus
Hibiscus coccineus

 
Hibiscus 'Lord Baltimore'

 
ZONE 7 - 6' to 8' - Flowers July, August - Large brilliant scarlet flowers galore. Intricately cut foliage turns a rich deep red in fall. Excellent specimen. ZONE 5 - 4' to 6' - Flowers July, August, September - Extremely large red flowers grace this hybrid. Leaves are green with ruffled edges on red stems.

Hibiscus moschuet

Houttuynia cordata

Swamp Hibiscus Houttuynia
Hibiscus moschuet

 
Houttuynia cordata

 
ZONE 4 - 4' - Flowers July, August - A native plant with pink, white or red flowers. Hibiscus adds a nice foliage alternative and excellent late summer color ZONE 6 - 6" to 12" - Flowers May, June - Dark green leaves edged in red. White flowers. Prefers moist soil or water level at or below crown. Prefers partial shade

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Hydrocotyle verticillata

Chameleon Plant Water Pennywort
Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

 
Hydrocotyle verticillata

 
ZONE 6 - 6" to 12" - Flowers May, June - Multicolored red, blue-green and yellow heart-shaped leaves. White flowers. Leaf colors vary with the amount of sunlight. Prefers part shade ZONE 6 - 6" - The small upstanding round foliage of this unique variety makes a great addition to any pond or water garden. Excellent for streams and areas of swift moving water

Hyrdocotyle bonariensis

Giant Pennywort
Hyrdocotyle bonariensis

 
Zone 6 - 6" to 10" - Flowers July, August - A sturdier variety of Pennywort, this one stays fresh and crisp throughout the growing season. The delicate creamy green flowers are quite noticeable

 

 

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