Water plants are the best way to enliven your landscape. As there are varieties of these aquatic plants, you will find one to enhance every kind of water feature ranging from small tabletop fountain to expansive ponds. You can choose a water plant for your landscape by considering the growing attributes of the plant and your requirements. Mentioned below are a few water plants that will give a stunning look to your landscape.
Here Are 10 Water Plants For Your Landscape:
This plant will definitely wow your neighbours and friends. The leaves of this magnificent plant will reach almost 6 feet across in a big pond. The flowers bloom in summer and have aroma of ripe pineapple.
Blue Pickerel Weed
This plant blossoms at the edges of the pond and produces abundant lavender-blue flowers all through the summer season. The glossy broad leaves of the plant can grow to almost three feet above the water.
This is an easy maintenance plant, which adds a tropical feel to the water bodies in your landscape. The perennial bears beautiful clusters of white flowers with stunning arrow-shaped foliage.
The plant bears gorgeous clusters of flowers in the shades of lavender-pink and has a sweet-smelling fragrance like hyacinth. The leaves appear as chives and the flowers open up from early summer season until late fall.
Native to wetlands, marsh marigold is usually suggested for water gardens and bogs. The foot-tall foliage is topped with attractive yellow blooms (white bloom varieties are also available). The plant usually goes dormant once it blooms.
Lotus has huge leaves, which arise from the underwater stems. This heavily scented blossom lies pristinely above the waterline and is the most impressive of all aquatic plants. These plants are rather hardy and spend the winter in dormant state. When the weather warms up in spring, the plant will resprout.
This fast growing plant will cover over any water surface. The free-floating disc-shaped leaves look similar to thyme foliage.
This fuzzy, soft foliage floats on the surface of the water. It cuts down the growth of algae. The multi-coloured fall leaves display is a treat to the eyes. The foliage changes to purple-red at the end of the season.
This versatile plant flourishes in any type of water garden. It even grows in shade and hence a great alternative for those, who are just trying their hand in water gardening.
This jewel of water garden has rosettes of green leaves floating leisurely across the water body, which covers the surface gradually. In warm weather conditions, the plant has lavender blooms, which last all through the day.