Tor Garden Plants

Specialist nursery for water, marginal and moisture loving plants

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Water and Marginal Plants

Our selection of pond plants includes those that need deeper water levels or floating water plants.  Marginal plants will thrive at pond edges with their roots submerged. Planting depths are provided.

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Alisma plantago aquacticum

Alisma plantago aquacticum

Rosettes of grey green leaves and panicles of white flowers.

  • Position: Marginal - full sun
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be planted up to 20 cm in water or planted in wet soil along water margins.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£4.50

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Butomus umbellatus

Butomus umbellatus

(flowering rush)

  • Position: MARGINAL - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: Late summer / early autumn
  • Height: 1 - 1.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be planted up to 20 cm deep in water or in soil along water margins.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.00

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Caltha palustris

Caltha palustris

(Marsh Marigold)

A rhizomatous herbaceous perennial with deep green rounded leaves and bright cup-shaped yellow flowers. A sunny, cheery spring addition.

  • Position: Marginal or moisture retentive - full sun
  • Soil: Loam
  • Flowering Period: Spring to early Summer
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in water up to 10 cm deep or planted into soil along the waters edge. Would also grow in a boggy/moist area of the garden.
  • Dispatch period: March- September

£4.00

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Caltha palustris var.palustris

Caltha palustris var.palustris

(swamp marsh marigold)

Marginal perennial with large green leaves and bright single cup shaped flowers. Often earlier flowering then other Calthas bright glossy and cheerful.

  • Position: Marginal - full sun
  • Soil: loam
  • Flowering Period: March - April
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be grown in either wet, boggy soil or along water margins.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.00

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Container pond pack - pond in a pot

Container pond pack - pond in a pot

(Perfect for buckets, tubs, sinks and pots)

3 x Marginal plants
1 x Oxygenator

Plants come packaged bare root with pots supplied. Has full instructions of how to pot up and position in your container.You will just need some aquatic compost or a low nutrient garden top soil (not compost)for potting up your plants.

  • Position: full sun / partial shade
  • Flowering Period: summer-autumn
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.3 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.3 metres
  • Dispatch period: May - October

£20.00

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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

£4.50

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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 'Flame'

Houttuynia cordata 'Flame'

(orange peel plant)

Creeping marginal grown for its striking foliage of heart shaped variegated leaves. Single white with flowers in spring.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or part shade
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: spring
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in pond up to 10 cm or planted in boggy wet areas.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.00

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