Posted by Tammy Sons on Aug 22nd 2017
Aquatic wetland plants are an ideal way to add beauty to a water feature in the garden, whether it be a terra cotta pot in the corner of the patio or an acre-sized pond.
As with any garden plant, gardeners will be most successful with water plants if they are mindful of the best hardiness zone for the plant and whether it can tolerate cold weather or will need to be brought inside during the winter. The gardener also needs to know whether a plant does best in sun or shade and whether and how often it needs to be fertilized. It's also important to know when the plant blooms. A gardener can plant a variety of early, mid and late blooming plants to keep up interest in a water garden for much of the year.
Among the aquatic plants that a gardener might consider are:
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