habitat creation | recommended plants for a Wildlife Pond


Emergent plants

  • Flowering rush
  • Arrowhead

Submerged & Floating leaved plants

  • Water lilies
  • Curled pondweed
  • Frog-bit
  • Rigid hornwort
  • Water crowfoot
  • Water milfoil

Lower growing herbs & grasses

  • Marsh pennywort
  • Fools watercress
  • Floating sweet grasses
  • Water mint
  • Ragged robin
  • Water forget- me-not
  • Marsh foxtail
  • Water plaintain

Marginal & Bankside Plants

  • Marsh woundwort
  • Great Pond sedge
  • Marsh Marigold
  • Purple loosestrife
  • Great water dock
  • Hairy Willowherb
  • Flag iris
  • Sedges
  • Rush (Juncus) species

further information

this list this was compiled using the plants postcode database for wetland plants you would expect to find in berkshire