Native Aquatic Plants
Australian Native Aquatic Plants play an important role in the ecosystem. Native aquatic plants act as breeding grounds for fish as well as a being an effective biofilter.
Species include : Carex appressa (tall sedge), Carex gaudichaudiana (tufted sedge), Cyperus exaltatus (umbrella sedge), Baumea rubiginosa (soft twig rush), Eleocharis sphacelata (tall spike rush), Juncus australis (austral rush), Lomandra longifolia sp. (spiny headed mat rush)
Australian Native Aquatic Plants are available fron the following nurseries
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
HABITAT LINKS Wholesale Native Plant Nurseries – ph/fax 03 9710 1340
950 Kangaroo Ground – St Andrews Rd, Smiths Gully, Victoria 3760
Indigenous for revegetation, natives for landscaping – North-East Outer Melbourne tube stock and aquatics
BLOOM’N GROOVY TUGUN NURSERY & AQUARIUM – phone: 07 5534 4475 fax: 07 5534 1719
491 Golden Four Drive Tugun Qld 4224
Water tolerate plants and Australian natives, plus everyones favourites. Pond needs including fish.
NEWPORT LAKES NATIVE NURSERYPH (03) 93910044 Fax (03) 53695293
2 MARGARET ST NEWPORT (enter via Newport Lakes Reserve)
Indigenous Aquatic Plants
DRAGONFLY AQUATICS – PH (03) 5236 6320
RMB AB 366 Colac VIC 3249
Aquatic and wetland plants. Including, waterlilies, cold tolerant lotuses, true water irises, pitcher plants.