Not only do marginal pond plants enhance the appearance of your pond, they also help to establish a balance ecosystem and provide shade and shelter for fish and other wildlife. Marginal pond plants grow in the shallow margins or shelves around the perimeter of a pond, usually up to a depth of about 18 inches under water. Tall plants, such as Soft Stem Rush, can grow up to 6 feet tall and provide a striking vertical accent for larger ponds. While low growing, creeping plants such as Brooklime or Variegated Water Celery that only grow a few inches tall help to ‘soften’ the rock edges of the pond and provide a more natural look.
We have an excellent selection of marginal pond plants in all shapes sizes and colours. To make it easier to find what you are looking for, we have divided the marginal plants into the 3 following categories: