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This week we have had to repair and refurbish our pool...I can only describe the lily as a 'monster' was very difficult to remove...OH had to saw it in a few places.Have decided not to replace it.It seemed to dominate the pool.
On a more positive note could anyone suggest some manageable marginal plants or surface growing ones.



Irises.decorative rushes (sorry can't remember the name but they have tiny little hedgehog flowers -our pond suppliers called them flying hedgehogs)Mimulus at the edges. Greater spearwort. Marsh marigold.(But I'm sure you know all these anyway...) Frogbit for a bit of shading if you can't have a lily. Purple loosetrife. Ragged Robin.

1 Mar, 2023


Bog bean is a good surface plant and provides shade and it is a native. {I could spare a piece from my pond if you'd like to try a little bit. There are smaller less rampant lilies available.

water mint is also a good plant.

1 Mar, 2023

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