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Native Pond Plants

Buy British native pond plants

Native garden ponds support and shelter wildlife. Benefiting its permanent inhabitants, visiting mammals and birds seeking a drink and amphibians such as frogs, toads and newts who breed and leave their spawn (eggs) to hatch and grow before leaving the protection of your pond.

How many native pond plants will you need?

Native pond plants vary in growth and vigour. Aim for half the pond surface to be covered with plants such as water lilies, deep water plants or floating plants. Add Oxygenating plants they are vital releasing oxygen and help keep the ponds water fresher. For the edge and shallower areas, plants a varied selection of native marginal pond plants for interest and shelter, as well as contributing to the ecosystem. 

How many native pond plants?
Native Pond Plants Planting depth Native pond surface area      
  range*  2m2  4m2  6m2  8m2  10m2  12m2
 Native Water Lilies / Deep Water Plants 30 - 150 cms  1  2  3  4  6  10
 Native Marginal Pond Plants 0 - 15 cms  6  12  18  24  30  36
 Native Oxygenating Pond Plants / Bunches 0- 100 cms  5  10  15  20  25  30
 Native Floating Plants Floating  2  4  6  8  10  12

Suggested planting rates are as a guide only and based on smaller immature pond plants being planted. *Check each plants requirements.

All our Native Pond Plants come from an RHS award winner grower and are carefully packed to arrive with you within a few days of order great condition.