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Where To Buy Pond Plants

Welcome to Pond Plants Online, LLC. We have a large selection of aquatic plants for your water garden. Floating pond plants, submerged oxygenating pond plants, hardy water lilies, tropical water lilies, bog marginal pond plants, water iris and pond lotus are shipped from our greenhouses to you. Our pond plants and waterlilies are well established. Aquatic plants will add a finished touch to your water garden and help you create a wild life sanctuary in your backyard. We look forward to being your first choice for pond plants and water garden supplies.

where to buy pond plants

Pond plants are essential in creating a well balanced ecosystem in your water garden. It is recommended to have one third to one half of the surface area covered with plants during the heat of the summer. Choosing pond plants from each of the four groups of water garden plants will help create a balanced ecosystem in your pond. FLOATING POND PLANTS - Floating pond plants are prolific growers and will spread across the waters' surface providing shade and coverage for the water gardens inhabitants. Floating aquatic plants are excellent for filtration because their roots absorb nutrients from the water that might otherwise cause algae. The roots of the floating plants provide spawning places for fish and create a hiding place for baby fish.SUBMERGED OXYGENATING PLANTS - Submerged pond plants are often referred to as oxygenating plants. Submerged plants receive nutrients from the water and help keep water clear. Baby fish love to hide in Hornwort and Anacharis. Use one bunch for every 2 to 4 square feet of surface area.HARDY WATER LILIES & TROPICAL WATER LILIES - We offer a large selection of hardy and tropical waterlilies for your pond. Your water garden isn't complete without a waterlily. Water Lilies are available in a variety of colors and sizes. The lily pads provide shade and protection for your water garden inhabitants. The waterlily plant, once established in your water garden will reward you with many flowers throughout the summer months. Hardy lilies will bloom continuously May thru September. They overwinter well and the water lily will return in the spring once again rewarding you with a lovely pond plant. Tropical Water Lilies are spectacular aquatic plants that make a magnificent centerpiece for your water garden. Hardy water lilies have very beautiful flowers, but the tropical water lily with its larger, flashier and very fragrant flowers are the ones that command the most attention. Flowers of the tropical lily rise several inches out of the water and are more prolific and fragrant than hardy lilies.BOG PLANTS, POND LOTUS AND MARGINAL POND PLANTS - Hardy bog plants and tropical marginal pond plants accent the water garden by adding shape and color to the water garden. Adding bog plants or marginal plants along the edge of the water garden, stream bed or waterfall will give your pond a more natural appearance. Many of the tropical bog plants will winter over as house plants. Lotus pond plants are a beautiful addition to your water garden. Lotus are hardy perennials and will reward you with exotic flowers year after year. Lotus are well suited for patio container gardening also.

Welcome to Pond Plants of America, your number one source for Aquatic Plants. We are dedicated to giving you the absolute best experience in all areas of your online purchasing. With the help of a fabulous production crew, growing and shipping water plants has been possible for the past 20+ years. Pond Plants of America is newly online, but not new to growing water plants. We have assembled a great team of staff members who are committed to supplying you with quality aquatic plants and the best customer service. As we grow, we constantly strive to up-grade our systems in production, office, sales, and delivery. With Pond Plants of America, you can expect quality aquatic plants at affordable pricing. We are thrilled to put our passion online. Thank you for trusting us.

You can pay for your order of aquatic plants through our payment portal safely and efficiently. Payment is simple, simply follow the check-out instructions once you choose the aquatic plant you are interested in purchasing. Our easy-to-use checkout makes purchasing aquatic plants a breeze. No one in the industry has a better reputation for aquatic plants. When you give our aquatic plant company a call, you will be connected directly to our owner, so you can expect immediate attention to your inquiry.

We apologize if you have received an order of items that are damaged. If you are not satisfied with your order of aquatic plants or other products, please contact our customer service team at 541-514-5773 or email us at No one in the industry has a better reputation. When you give our aquatic plant company a call, you will be connected directly to our owner, so you can expect immediate attention to your inquiry.

Note winter shipping is outside the plant guarantee period however if you have special circumstances and need something now these are the plants that are not dormant and can be shipped in winter. We get orders all year for Exhibits, South Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and so on. Here is what you can get shipped to you before spring!

PondGro is a loam soil mix for those who have no access to decent sandy loam soil for pond plants such as in areas of Florida, parts of the desert southwest or western USA mountain regions. Normal bagged soil is... offers a FREE print version of our Lotus Growing Guide with any order of Lotus! Make the first year a sucess with mulitple blooms and ease in growing these plants properly. (Nelumbo Nucifera hybrids) Also known around the world as Sen, Kamal (पवत्र कमल), liánhuā, hoa sen thiêng, Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. Matt describes the benefits of ordering lotus selections via Pond Megastore Nurseries and the growing guides and help included when Purchasing.

Matt takes us through what we need to know about planning a natural earth bottom pond including planting oxygenating grasses, shelf plants, and large flowering waterlilies you can see from afar! None of our reccomendations will overtake your pond.

Must Watch! Please never wait to address an issue, even the smallest concern. We are requiring issues with delivery be reported in the first 24 hours so we know they are attended to and the issue lies with delivery or before. If at any time after arrival plants show signs of stress please contact us immedietly so we can solve an issue before it is too detrimental to correct.

Matt discusses which of our marginal bog plants will bring these little jewels to your garden. Cardinal Flower, Milkweed, and Monkey flowers are just a few reccomendations! Remember bright tubular shaped flowers are what these creatures need to drink. Have you heard of firecracker plant?Cardinal Flower, Firecracker plant ... we have a whole suggested selection you should entertain these guests with.

Though we still need you to follow our planting instructions and acclimating plants guide when taking them out of the box, these plants are some of the very easiest we can get you started. Jennings mentions some very easy bog (wetland) plants (for shallow water), hardy water lily varieties, and some floating plants that are not used as often as they should.

Jennings will describe a good size container, the proper planting matrix and the fertilizer schedule of annual water lilies which need temperatures of 72 degrees or warmer. Keeping these plants happy will have them blooming daily into fall with ease!

Most all our plants need to stay cool and hydrated. Let us begin by getting a few buckets of pond water to a shady side of the house and acclimate these plants properly for the first 48 to 72 hours before putting in sunlight. Do not take indoors to acclimate, that is too dark.

Ken Landon & Tim Davis from the International Waterlily Collection in San Angelo show us how they divide and replant a hardy waterlily. This is important to keeping the water lily plants flowering freely.

This depends on the time of year you place the order. In late winter and spring live orders are usually held until proper planting time. Schools and labs buy plants all year, check with us by phone or email if you need something in the chilly part of the year and we can let you know before ordering if we can ship that right out.

We ship Live plants Monday - Wednesday each week until June 1. After June 1 we usually only ship live plants on Mondays and Tuesdays. Your order must be in the previous weekday by 9:30 AM Eastern Time in order to be processed and prepped for shipping the next day. Orders placed after 9:30am Eastern on the last preparation day of the week (Tuesday or Wednesday) will then be held until the following week for shipping. We aim for plants to arrive within 2 or at most 3 days of shipping. Depending on the quantity of tadpoles they may be one or two days in transit. Transit does not account for the processing time which could be 1 day or as many as 5 in hot summer weather when we ship only at the beginning of each week.

Pond plants bring finishing beauty to your waterscapes. Consider elegant crowd pleasers such as bright, red lotus flowers accented with hardy water lilies. Landscape with cattails planted in media soil along edges of your shallows or falls for greenish brown backdrops. Floating plants such as hyacinths or poppies can reduce algae or just add the floating beauty you want above koi.

We will ship when the plants are ready to ship in Spring, and also when your hardiness zone and current weather conditions are safe for the plants. We generally hold the order until all plants are available; let us know if you want plants from one order shipped separately, which will incur additional shipping charges. Tropical waterlilies will be available starting in late April (May for some varieties) no matter what your zone is. 041b061a72


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