Aquatic plants for ornamental ponds

Friends, as I understand it, you have made yourself at home a small ornamental pond and is now interested in which aquatic plants to freshwater pond the most appropriate? Read the below description and photos with names, we have described all the most popular and moreover – even a lot of healing!

Water mint

Water mint, plant for decorative pond in the country

Water mint, plant for decorative pond in the country

It occurs water mint throughout Europe and in parts of Asia.

Located mainly in humid areas or near the shore of any water bodies. This type of mint is one of the best and most fragrant varieties. The height can be up to 80 centimeters. Fresh young leaf glistens in the sun and has a red tint. It is blooming in mid-July with small pinkish flowers.

For the soil is not capricious and loves sunlight. When planting is necessary to consider that the long roots of mint, crawl. Planted on the banks of ponds or in water depth of no more than 10 centimeters.

Forget-me eared

Forget-me eared, photos, description, application in landscape design and arrangement of the reservoir

Forget-me eared, photos, description, application in landscape design and arrangement of the reservoir

Forget-me marsh is one of the most beautiful herbaceous plants that live in wet areas or on the waterfront.

On one stalk is formed many small inflorescences blooming blue flower with a white or yellow center are also white.

Planted in soil it can be in a container, but in full sun or light shade. Do not whimsical to the soil. In good conditions, well multiply. But this beauty can put on home beds and even pots sill scenery.

Окопник лекарственный

Comfrey, photo and description. Beautiful flower near a pond

Comfrey, photo and description. Beautiful flower near a pond

This plant grows on wet meadows or offshore waters.

Comfrey is a perennial plant, up to one meter in height, the leaves are rough, and the root is very strong. By the way it roots are medicinal properties, they are dug in autumn, washed well under cold running water and finely chop. The roots are then dried in the dryer or in the street under a closed top. The root contains large amounts of allantoin.

Flowering in early June, pinkish-purple. It prefers sunlight light shadow moves. Strong enough root enables it to grip on to the ground, so it will be difficult to eradicate.

Оронтиум водный, или золотая дубинка

Orontium water / gold baton, photos, description. Beautiful flower water for decorative pond

Orontium water / gold baton, photos, description. Beautiful flower water for decorative pond

This is quite an interesting plant that deserves attention. Water plant leaves marsh color. The plant is very heat-loving.

The most unusual in orontiume is its inflorescence, white stems, and at the tip of an ear of yellow, looks like a colored pencil sticking out of the water. Use plants for decoration thermophilic aquariums, ponds, ornamental ponds summer.

In summer, you can store just in the bank, but the main thing in the sunlight. If he does not get a sufficient amount of heat, may simply not bloom. In winter, it is removed in a cool place from 3 to 15 degrees, you need constant hydration.

Clay loves clay. It is used as an ornamental plant in the winter garden.

Осока береговая

The coastal sedge, aquatic plant

The coastal sedge, aquatic plant

Perennial plant, which strongly dissolve their roots.

Because of the narrow leaves virtually no visible inflorescences. Plant height of about 60 centimeters. But there is no one type of sedge, less aggressive than natural. They come in different sizes and shades.

He likes the sunlight and does not require particular attention to the soil. Planted on the banks or in small depressions of water about 10-15 centimeters.

It is also decorated to the shores of reservoirs.

Bittersweet

Grass Solanum Dulcamara, photos, description

Grass solanum dulcamara, photos, description

This plant can be found in the woods near the shores of water bodies or among the rocks. It is a vine that slowly creeps on the selected object. If necessary it conditions the sprouts grow more than 1.5 meters. Leaflets are not thick. Small flowers resemble potato flowers, and since the end of July, the flowers are scarlet fruit.

If it is good to moisturize and soil will be fertile, it will begin to grow rapidly, though even without special care nightshade is not lost.

You also need to know that you can not eat berries, they are especially dangerous in the form of green, both children and adults.

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