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Floating & Submerged Pond Plants

Floating & Submerged Plants

Floating Pond Plants simply need to be placed upright in the pond. In summer sun they should be acclimated in a bucket of pond water outdoors in the shade for 2-4 days before putting them in full sun. Temps should not drop below 50 degrees for these plants. 
Submerged Oxygenating Pond Plants are best in shallow pots with a heavy loam clay soil, aquatic planting media, or small pebbles no larger than aquarium gravel. This simply anchors them, the plants mainly clean the water. 

Neither Submerged oxygenators or Floating Pond Plants will likely last long in ponds with large koi.  Use koi / plant floating barriers to safely enjoy use floating pond plants with large koi.  Hornwort is by far the best of the oxygenating pond plants.
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Plant Description Botswana Wonder is an attractive and unusual tropical plant that floats on the surface of the water and grows very quickly over the summer months, often spreading 6' or more. The foliage has airy fronds of leaves, spaced out over the length of the stems and spreads by...
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Water Mimosa Plant Description Water Mimosa or Sensitive Plant or Neptunia oleracea Sensitive Plant or Neptunia oleracea is a  lovely, tropical, floating plant that floats on the surface of the water producing small, yellow flowers on the leafy fronds of foliage. Sensitive Plant is an aquatic pond plant that grows...
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Water Hyacinth Plant Description Water Hyacinths (Eichornia Crassipies) Water Hyacinths are lovely, emerald-green, aquatic plants with bulbous foliage and pretty lavender blooms, one of the loveliest and one of the most popular of all floating water plants! A true floating plant with roots that hang down in the water, helping...
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Frogbit Plant Description   Frogbit or Frog's Bit (Limnobium Spongia) Has  small, emerald green, round to oval leaves and look great when planted in small containers and placed on shelves in your pond. Leaves float beautifully across the surface of the water.Frogbit is an excellent source of nutrition for most turtle...
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Plant Descriptions   Jumbo-Jurassic Water Lettuce are large, (shipped 9 - 12 inches in diameter)  green, tropical plants that float on the surface of the water.  These can grow even wider and taller (14 - 18 inches) if you keep them crowded. Price is due to the large box required and 2 day...
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 Water Lettuce Water Lettuce (pistia-stratoides) a warm water loving plant, is a lovely, rapidly multiplying little plant that grows effortlessly on the surface of the water. The leaves are medium green, velvety and form sweet little rosettes that are just 3 to 4 inches in width and grow 2 inches tall. Small plantlets...
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Vallisneria torta Plant Description Vallisneria torta (short hardy vallisneria) is also known as valis, eelgrass, sometimes water celery though so is another aquatic plant that grows above the surface, or tape grass and grows beneath the surface of the water. A beneficial oxygenating, freshwater plant that has strap-like foliage and upright...
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Nycon Floating Plant/Fish Barriers, 18 inches Round, 24" ft. Round, &  36" ft. Round 18", 24", 36" Nycon Floating Fish Barriers protects your plants by keeping your fish (koi) from eating them! Great for the following plants: Water Hyacinths Water Lettuce Moneywort Water Celery Botswana Wonder (Giant Sensitive Plant) Frogbit Lemon Bacopa *Please...
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Water Lettuce, Ruffled Leaf Curly Leaf Water Lettuce (pistia stratoides) is a floating, aquatic, pond plant that simply floats on the surface of the water. A rosette smaller variety which is great for smaller gardens. Lovely, leafy rosettes with inconspicuous white flowers. The bright-green leaves float on the surface of...
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Anacharis Elodea Plants Plant Description Anacharis (Elodea canadensis) is an oxygenating plant that grows beneath the surface of the water with narrow green leaves on long green stems. Anacharis is sold in bunches. Anacharis helps in algae elimination by competing for the same nutrients that algae needs to thrive, while adding...
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Plant Description Lemon Bacopa or Bacopa Caroliniana or  is an excellent pond plant that has pretty, blue flowers on this lovely, lemon scented aquatic plant.  Lemon Bacopa looks great spilling over a waterfall, at the edge of your pond to soften the rockery or as a ground cover in moist bog...
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Plant Description Anacharis is an oxygenating plant that grows beneath the surface of the water with narrow green leaves on long green stems. Anacharis is sold in bunches. Anacharis helps in algae elimination by competing for the same nutrients that algae needs to thrive, while adding oxygen to the water....
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Plant Description   Dwarf Red Stem Parrots Feather (Myriophyllum) Bright-red stems with  feathery, blue-green foliage adorn Dwarf Red Stem Parrots Feather.  Dwarf Red Stem Parrots Feather looks lovely when grown in bunches at the edge of a pond or winding through a streambed or waterfall. Dwarf Red Stem Parrots Feather...
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Salvinia natans is a less common floating plant with nickel-sized leaves filled with pouches of air.  Large Koi love to eat salvinia and some aquatic turtles also.Unlike other similar floating plants, Salvinia does not have long roots that drape into the water column. This small floating fern can grow into...
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Jumbo Water Hyacinths - our 2021 cost increase in the tall form is due to shipping cost increase in these larger plants.  Plant Description Jumbo Water Hyacinths are large (6-8  inches when shipped) and can grow to over a foot tall! Beautiful, glossy, emerald-green, bulb-like foliage is adorned with exquisite,...
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The Green Parrots Feather is slightly larger than red stem dwarf parrots feather and much faster growing in gently moving water like creekstreams of a garden pond or near but not in waterfalls. The stem must be fully submerged and prefers a loam soil medium but is not required for...
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Plant Description Curly Water Lettuce has ruffled, velvety, green leaves are tightly curled into lovely rosettes that float beautifully on the surface of your pond or water feature. Curly Water lettuce is great for tub or container gardens as well! Curly Water Lettuce may grow 6 - 8 inches across...
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Plant Description  Hornwort (Ceratophyllum Demersum) Hornwort (Ceratophyllum Demersum) Is an amazing pond plant, as it helps to add oxygen to the water while also emitting a hormone to help eliminate algae. Hornwort grows well in full sun to full shade and grows in long, branching stems. Hornwort grows quickly and helps to clarify...