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Floating Pond Plants

Add extra texture and interest to the surface of your garden pond with some easy to maintain floating plants. Floating freshwater plants can also help to add additional surface cover and can be positioned where the broad leaves of your water lilies don’t reach. If you are wanting to know how to plant floating plants, it couldn’t be easier as they can simply be floated whole on the surface. 

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    Phyllanthus fluitans - Red Root Floater

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    Phyllanthus fluitans - Red Root Floater Pack of 5

    5 x Phyllanthus fluitans - Red Root Floater Originally from the Amazon river basin. The leaves vary in colour depending on conditions, from bright green to dark. It has small white flowers in good lighting & low nitrogen levels. In warm conditions...

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    Trapa natans plant - Water Chestnut

    UK Grown Pond Plants

    Trapa natans plant - Water Chestnut Pack of 5

    5 x Trapa natans plant - Water Chestnut Floating Pond Plant  Leaf cover shades the surface which helps prevent the growth of algae. Trapas reproduce by forming nuts which sink to the bottom in the autumn. These nuts are called Water...

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A Guide to Pond Plants

Aquatic pond plants really bring a pond to life - not only do they greatly enhance the natural beauty of your pond, but they also play an essential role in maintaining the health of its water and inhabitants.

Step By Step Guide To Planting Pond Plants

Follow our step by step guide to successfully planting or replanting pond plants. Before we start, we will answer a few frequently asked questions.

Will floating pond plants come back every year?

It must be noted that a few of them will only survive one season in this country as they are imported from warmer climates, but they should spread during the summer making a good investment. Alternatively there are some native floating plants such as the popular Water Soldier, which will come back each year adding shade and cover to your pond

World of Water has a range of floating water plants for ponds to buy both in-store and online. All our floating pond plants are hand-picked to ensure you get the highest quality plants for your pond. 

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