Bog Plants

February Stocklist

Our complete catalogue of bog plants for the year is also available.
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click to view imageAcorus gramineus 'Ogon'   Sweet Flag
Tufts of bright gold and green variegated foliage to 30 cm. Prefers damp areas. Good pond edge plant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140sqt
click to view imageAcorus gramineus pusillus   Sweet Flag
Tufts of narrow dark green foliage to 20 cm. Good mondo substitute for damp areas. Good pond edge plant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140sqt
click to view imageAcorus gramineus variegatus   Variegated sweet flag
Tufts of cream/green variegated foliage to 30 cm. Prefers damp areas. Good pond edge plant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140sqt
click to view imageAlocasia sp.   Red Stem Taro
Clumping plant to 1.5m high with green heart-shaped leaves and red stems. Striking accent plant. Tolerates wet conditions. Sun/shade.
size
140std
click to view imageBacopa monniera   'Brahmi', ' Memory Herb'
'The Memory Herb'. Spreading water plant with small rounded leaves and small white flowers. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageBaumea articulata   Jointed Twigrush
Native perennial with rush-like stems to 2.5m. Drooping flowers in summer & autumn. Needs damp/wet conditions. Tolerates water to 1m. Also coastal . Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian NativeBaumea rubiginosa   
Native perennial with rush-like stems to 1m. Flowers are reddish-brown in a cluster of spikelets in winter & spring. Needs damp/wet conditions. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Carex morrowii variegata   Syn. C. oshimensis 'Evergold
A hardy, tuft forming cream & green variegated sedge to 30 cm with small brown flower heads in spring. Good for boggy or poolside planting. Keep moist. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageCarex riparia 'Coerulea'   Blue Carex
Extremely vigorous upright blue/green running grass with broad blades to 50 cm. Garden or pond edge use. Also for erosion control. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageChondropetalum tectorum   Thatching Reed
Striking banded reed to 1.5m. Has dark brown flowers in summer & autumn. This naturally 'clean' plant will die if cut back. Moist conditions. Sun
size
140std
click to view imageColocasia esculenta   'Black Magic'
Stunning aroid with almost black leaves. Hardy plant for moist/wet soils. Can grow in water. Tolerates deep shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageFimbristylis tetragona   Brown drumsticks
FNQ native. Arching clumps of small round brown flower heads on 50cm - 1 m blue-tinged tubular stems. Pond/bog plant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageIsolepis nodosa   Knobby Club Rush
Native clumping sedge to 50cm. Flowerheads are compact rusty brown balls near the top of the stem. Drought-tolerant once established but prefers moist soil. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageJuncus effusis spiralis   Curling Reed
Novel spiralling form of ordinary reed. Makes tangled curls so plant reaches only 15cms. Keep moist while establishing. Sun or part shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageJuncus krausii   Sea Rush
Arching stems to 1.5m. Salt tolerant. Lacy flower head emerges from near stem tip in spring/summer. Keep moist while establishing. Sun or part shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageJuncus usitatus   Common Rush
Arching stems to 1.5 m. Ideal for waterside planting. Lacy flower head emerges from near stem tip in spring/summer. Keep moist while establishing. Sun or part shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageLepironia articulata   Silver Quill Sedge
Perennial native sedge with stiffly erect grey-green stems to 2.5m. Has small dark brown ovoid flower spike near top. Water or boggy position. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageLilaeopsis brisbanensis   
Bright green 2.5cm high groundcover with many leaves. Good lawn substitute for moist/boggy conditions. Cangrow in water. Sun or part shade.
size
140sqt
Australian Nativeclick to view imageSchoenoplectus validus   River Clubrush
Erect rush with cylindrical stems to 3m. Showy dark brown flowerheads October - April. Prevents erosion; good for water cleaning. Salt tolerant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Zantedeschia 'Green Goddess'   
Striking green & white flowered variety of the popular Arum Lily. Good cut flower. Will grow in water. Sun/shade.
size
140std
click to view imageZantedeschia aethiopica   Arum Lily
Clumping tuberous perennial to 1m with dark green leaves and clear white flowers. Good cut flower. Will grow in water. Sun/shade.
size
140std