Australian Native Aquatic plants range from marginal plants that grow well in moist areas to plants that thrive when grown in water year round.
Native Australian aquatic plants provide habitat for wildlife as well a for land reclamation and landscaping projects. plants vary from sedges and rushes, to a number of native water lilies, some suited to neep water, others better grown in shallow water.
Used for wetland projects, pond margins as well as playing a role as bio filters Australian Native Aquatic plants are versatile and play an important role in many landscaping projects.
Some will grow in water, others cope well with both seasonal inundation and dry periods.
Some of the more ornamental varieties are also suited to growing in water features and fish ponds where they provide both interest and habitat.
Before purchasing aquatic plants :
- Determine the size of the project.
- The depth range of the water.
- Seasonal variation in water level.
- Salinity of the water.
- The use of the plant – Ornamental, Habitat, Biofilter.
Australian Native Aquatic plants are available from the following wholesale suppliers.
Native grasses, sedges, rushes, lilies, wetland plants, ornamental grasses and grass trees. Contract growing. Cells, tubes and pots. Contemporary water wise garden solutions and revegetation specialists. Unique garden decor, pots and original sculptures. Delivery available. www.plantsandlandscapes.com.au
89 – 151 Old Castlereagh Road : Castlereagh NSW 2749
phone: 02 4730 2774 fax: 02 4729 4193
Specialising in warm temperate Cumberland Plain plants from a variety of vegetation communities including Bush Tucker and aquatic species
PO BOX 354 Eumundi QLD 4562
phone: 07 5442 8875 fax: 07 54428854 mob 0427567930
Grass tubestock 50mm, 75mm native tube and 140mm to order. Some of our stock lines; Carex, Cyperus, Isolepis, Juncus, Lomandra, Poa, Themeda and more!