We offer a wide variety of wetland and submerged aquatic plants for various applications including aesthetics and beautification, nutrient and erosion abatement, conservation and more. If the species you're looking for is not listed, please contact us and we can source it.
Most species are available in pots and bare-root. Water lilies are in quart size pots while emergent species are in 3-4 inch pots. Trees are most readily available in 5 gallon containers.
These species tend to prefer moist soils to shallow water to thrive. Many provide aesthetics and all are extremely helpful with nutrient and erosion abatement. When planting, water fluctuation from month to month must be considered.
Smartweed (Polygonum sp.)*
Southern Blue Flag Iris (Iris virginica)
Northern Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor)
Pickerel Weed (Pontederia cordata)
Bulltongue Arrowhead (Sagittaria lancifolia)
Broadleaf Arrowhead (Sagittaria platyphylla)
Duck Potato (Sagittaria latifolia)
Golden Canna (Canna flaccida)
Powdery Alligator Flag (Thalia dealbata)
Water Hyssop (Bacopa sp.)^
Grassy Arrowhead (Sagittaria gramminea)
Rushes and Trees
American Water Willow (Justicia americana).
Common Rush (Juncus effusus)
Spikerush (Eleocharis sp.)
Arrow Arum (Peltandra virginica)
Chairmaker's Bulrush (Schoenoplectus americanus)
Soft Stem Bulrush (Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani)
Water Pennywort (Hydrocotyle sp.)^
Cattail (Typha sp.)*
Brittons Sedge (Carex tetrastachya)*
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
Squarestem Spikerush (Eleocharis quadrangulata)
California Bulrush (Schoenoplectus californicus)
Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)
You could almost call this the oddball group. These species vary in water depth preference but generally do well in muddy soils to a couple of feet of water. Many provide habitat and forage for wildlife as well as nutrient mitigation and erosion control.
These species prefer to be completely submerged at varying depths, depending on the species. Submerged plants have historically been utilized for fisheries management and conservation. The complex habitat structure they create, house invertebrates and fishes.
Sago Pond Weed (Stuckenia pectinata)+
Sago Pond Weed Tubers (Stuckenia pectinata)+
Southern Naiad (Najas guadalupensis)*
Eel Grass (Vallisneria americana)
Coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum)*
Floating Leaf Plants
These species prefer deeper water, generally speaking. The most famous example, water lilies, have beautiful and showy flowers. Similar to submerged plants, floating leaf plants are often utilized for fisheries management, conservation, and aesthetics in a pond or lake.
White Water Lily (Nymphaea odorata)
Yellow Water Lily (Nymphaea mexicana)
American Floating Pondweed (Potamogeton nodosus)
Illinois Pondweed (Potamogeton illinoensis)
Spatterdock/Cow lily (Nuphar advena)*