Tor Garden Plants

Specialist nursery for pond, marginal and moisture loving plants

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Pond Plants

Our selection of pond plants includes floating pond plants for deeper water levels or marginal plants that will thrive at pond edges with their roots submerged. We highlight suitable plants for a small pond or container.

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Glyceria maxima var. variegata

Glyceria maxima var. variegata

(variegated reed sweet grass)

Rhizomatous perennial with green and cream striped strap shaped leaves and green-purple panicles of flower in late summer.

  • Position: MARGINAL- full sun
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 1 - 2.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in water up to 15 cm or planted in the soil along water margins and boggy areas.
  • Dispatch period: March-October

£4.00

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Gratiola officinalis

Gratiola officinalis

(Water hyssop, summer snowflake)

Upright stems with small linear leaves and white trumpet flowers tinged purple.

  • Position: MARGINAL - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Likes damp boggy ground or pond margins up to 5 cm deep.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£4.00

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Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

(Chilean rhubarb)

The giant of the bog garden it has huge umbrella like leaves up to 1 metre wide, carried on spiny stems 1-2 metres high with panicles of tiny red brown flowers up to 1m in height. A dramatic plant and great for filling large unused wet areas or alongside lakes and large ponds.
3 litre pot size

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun/partial shade
  • Soil: Clay/ Loam
  • Flowering Period: Summer
  • Height: 1.5 - 2.5 metres
  • Spread: 2.5 - 4 metres
  • Dispatch period: March - Oct

£12.00

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Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

(Heart-leaved houttuynia)

Herbaceous perennial mainly grown for its striking foliage of heart shaped leaves edged with cream and flushed with red. Flowers in spring are yellow with four white bracts at the base.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: spring
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Planting Depth: Can be used as a marginal, planted alongside the waters edge or in boggy/wet areas
  • Dispatch period: March-October

£5.00

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Houttuynia cordata 'Plena'

Houttuynia cordata 'Plena'

(Orange peel plant)

Blue green heart shaped leaves and yellow green flowers surrounded by multiple white bracts. Orange scented.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or part shade
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: spring
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.3 metres
  • Spread: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Planting Depth: Can be used as a marginal planted alongside the waters edge or in boggy/wet areas.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£4.50

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Iris collection - 3 x Iris laevigata

Iris collection - 3 x Iris laevigata

(Japanese water iris collection)

A collection of 3 different Iris laevigata cultivars.
Will be chosen from Iris laevigata, Iris laevigata 'Alba', Iris laevigata 'Variegata', Iris laevigata 'Snowdrift, Iris laevigata 'Richard Greaney', Iris Weymouth Blue.

You can request which three Iris laevigata you would like (subject to availability) or we will select three different cultivars.

  • Position: MARGINAL - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in pond margins up to 20cm deep in water.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£15.00

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Iris collection - 3 x Iris versicolor 'Rowden'

Iris collection - 3 x Iris versicolor 'Rowden'

Three different cultivars from the Iris versicolor 'Rowden' collection. Will include 'Rowden Cadenza','Rowden Sonata'and 'Rowden Cantata'.

  • Position: MARGINAL - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in water up to 20cm at pond margins
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£20.00

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Iris laevigata

Iris laevigata

(Japanese iris)

Sword like green leaves with mid blue flowers and a white flash on the falls.

  • Position: MARGINAL- full sun
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1- 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in water up to 10 cm deep and thrives planted in soil along water margins.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.50

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Iris laevigata 'Liam Johns'

Iris laevigata 'Liam Johns'

Beautiful violet petals with a darker violet centre.
Originally bred at the nursery.

  • Position: MARGINAL - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£8.50

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Iris laevigata 'Richard Greaney'

Iris laevigata 'Richard Greaney'

(Japanese iris)

Erect sword shaped leaves and elegant light sky blue petals with white splash. Lovely big flowers. A Rowden bred iris named after their first grandson.

  • Position: Marginal - full sun
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be planted in water up to 10cm deep or planted in the soil along water margins.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£7.50

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