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Aeschynomene fluitans

Bacopa caroliniana

Giant Sensitive Fern Lemon Bacopa
Aeschynomene fluitans

 
Bacopa caroliniana

 
ZONE 8 - 6" to 10" - Flowers in August, September. Similar to Neptunia aquatica but much larger and faster spreading. Yellow Sweetpea-like flowers. Foliage closes slowly when touched ZONE 8 - 2" to 6" - Flowers June, July, August, September - Dense green foliage is covered with delicate blue blossoms that persist all summer. Intense lemon scented foliage
 

Bacopa lenagera 'Variegata'

Bacopa 'Monnieri'

Variegated Bacopa Moneywort Bacopa
Bacopa lenagera 'Variegata'

 
Bacopa 'Monnieri'

 
ZONE 8 - 2" to 6" - Similar to Bacopa caroliniana but broader yellow foliage with green veins. No scent. Best in container gardens and raised ponds where the foliage can hang over the edges. Stunning Zone 8 - 2" to 4" - Flowers July, August, September - Crisp green creeping foliage is an excellent highlight to the profusion of delicate white flowers. Grows above and below water

Baumea rubiginosa 'Variegata'

Variegated Striped Rush
Baumea rubiginosa 'Variegata'

 
ZONE 8 - 2' - Stiff, dark green sword-kike foliage with vertical bright yellow striped and cylindrical habit. Semi-evergreen. Tolerates full sun to part shade.
 

Canna 'Bengal Tiger'

Canna flaccida

Bengal Tiger Native Yellow Water Canna
Canna 'Bengal Tiger'

 
Canna flaccida

 
ZONE 8 - 4' to 5' - Flowers June, July, August - brilliant yellow splashes the broad canna leaves for constant summer display. Orange flowers ZONE 8 - 4' to 5' - Flowers June, July, August - Large bold yellow flowers sit high atop beautiful light green foliage. Very dramatic accent. Excellent season long bloomer

Canna glauca 'Endeavour'

Canna glauca 'Erebus

Red hybrid Longwood Canna Pink hybrid Longwood Canna
Canna glauca 'Endeavour'

 
Canna glauca 'Erebus

 
ZONE 8 - 4' to 5' - Flowers June, July, August - a true aquatic canna developed by Patrick Nutt. The best of the best in canna's. Long blooming ZONE 8 - 4' to 5' - Flowers June, July, August - a true aquatic canna developed by Patrick Nutt. The best of the best in canna's. Long blooming.

Canna glauca 'Ra'

Yellow hybrid Longwood Canna
Canna glauca 'Ra'

 
ZONE 8 - 4' to 5' - Flowers June, July, August - a true aquatic canna developed by Patrick Nutt. The best of the best in canna's. Long blooming
 

Colocasia esculenta

Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'

Green Taro Imperial Taro
Colocasia esculenta

 
Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'

 
ZONE 8 - 3' TO 4' - Masses of large dark green leaves. Matures to 4' tall if wintered indoors each year. ZONE 8 - 2' to 3' - Large green leaves blotched with violet black. Leaves appear textured. All the Colocasias winter easily indoors in a sunny location. Takes light shade

Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'

Colocasia esculenta 'Violet Stem'

Black Taro Violet Stemmed Taro
Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'

 
  Colocasia esculenta 'Violet Stem'

 
ZONE 8 - 4' - Incredible dusty charcoal black leaves on dark burgundy, almost black stems. Awesome specimen. Highly recommended and sought after   ZONE 8 - 4' - Attractive dark violet/black stems contrast with bold huge green leaves. An outstanding specimen plants, best suited to medium to large ponds

 

 

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