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Water Celery

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By Siris


Water Celery (Oenanthe javanica 'Flamingo')

A pink and pale green variegated marginal plant. Grows 12" tall and can spread 24". Useful to filter nutrients from water and provide sanctuary for fish in the roots. Seen first on Danspond pics.



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I absolutely adore this plant!! :) by far one of my favourites :)

6 Apr, 2016

 

It is thanks to you that I decided to buy this plant for the pond. This water garden centre didnt stock stone lining. Still need to source the watercress, none in the supermarkets yet.

6 Apr, 2016

 

Thankyou! It's a very nice plant! I've not seen many places that do it! My local watergarden centre do sell it but not online unfortunately, some supermarkets have it in, some don't :) its trial and error

6 Apr, 2016

 

Oh I forgot to say about this plant, when it spreads across the surface it sends out lots of runners so it's very very easy to take cuttings off of it :)

6 Apr, 2016

 

I shall be taking cutting then.

6 Apr, 2016

 

Yes! I have done! It's also rooted into the gravel liner :) along with some creeping Jenny

6 Apr, 2016

 

I have duplicated this, the photo that is, not the plant yet.

7 Apr, 2016

 

It won't take long for the plant to double in size! Give it two or three weeks :)

7 Apr, 2016

 

Very pretty I have it in our small front pond but never made a note of its name.

10 Apr, 2016

 

I had never heard of it before seeing Dan's pic, nor heard of the Latin name before.

10 Apr, 2016

amy
Amy
 

Snap after seeing Dans photo my OH went out and bought one Lol.... I love the colour !

13 Apr, 2016

 

I feel like I've set off a new trend!! they are such lovely plants!!

13 Apr, 2016

 

Dan you ought to get commission for recommendations. Still looking for the watercress. But it is a bit early in the season. Parsley, Corriander, plenty of that in the shops, just won't do in the pond, haha.

14 Apr, 2016

 

I bought some more yesterday from sainburys :) my other had been taken by the birds off of the waterfall ( I'm not sure why) by the time id found it is was all dry allover the lawn so had to get new!!

14 Apr, 2016

 

You are talking about watercress? I will go to Sainsbury tomorrow. Thanks

14 Apr, 2016

 

Yes watercress!! :)

14 Apr, 2016

 

Got my watercress, was looking in the wrong section.

19 Apr, 2016

 

Haha oh dear!! Atleast you have some!! You'll soon have too much of it when it gets growing!! :)

20 Apr, 2016

 

And my stone liner came today, but going to wait till the water level drops in the ponds a little, then pump it around the 3 ponds? Don't want to waste the rain water.

20 Apr, 2016

 

Yes! I just emptied half of my pond out today and filled with water butt rain water :)

20 Apr, 2016

 

Thanks Dan.

20 Apr, 2016

 

The gravel liner can go in with the water already in (my new pond was mostly full I think when I did it) you just have to push it flat against the pond side.

20 Apr, 2016

 

To cold to be messing about in water, will leave it till the weather warms up, then some photos.

23 Apr, 2016

 

Good idea :) I've bought some floating plants today for the pond (water lettuce, water hyacinths, and water chestnut) half are in the pond and half are in our greenhouse at the allotment incase we have any cold weather.

23 Apr, 2016

 

Will wait to see the plant photos in your pond, when warmer.

27 Apr, 2016

 

I've uploaded some already :)

27 Apr, 2016



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