Pond Plants

Floating Plants

Floating plants are the lungs and shield of your pond: they provide oxygen, filter pollutants and provide hiding places for fish. They are not only good for clear water, but also a boon to biodiversity. In short, a pond without floating plants is like a garden without flowers.

Hardy Blue Water Lily - Nymphaea Blue Queen

- Water lily
- Full-grown plant height: 20 cm
- Placement: -20 to -40 cm

Original price was: 75.00.Current price is: 49.95.

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water soldier - 6 pieces - Stratiotes Aloides

- Floating oxygen plant
- Full grown height: 20 cm
- Placement: loose in the water

Original price was: 29.95.Current price is: 19.95.

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Floating Plant Island - Aquatic Plants

- Floating aquatic plant
- Full grown height: 80 cm
- Placement: loose in the water

Original price was: 35.00.Current price is: 19.95.

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White Water Lily - Nymphaea Albatross

- Large water lily
- Full-grown height: 10 cm
- Placement: -10 to -100 cm

Original price was: 24.95.Current price is: 19.95.

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Mini Water Lily - Red - Nymphaea Pygmaea Rubra

- Small water lily
- Full-grown height: 5 cm
- Placement: -10 to -40 cm

Original price was: 29.95.Current price is: 19.95.

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Cape Water Lily - Aponogeton Distachyos

- Vanilla scented water lily
- Full-grown height: 5 cm
- Placement: -10 to -40 cm

Original price was: 29.95.Current price is: 19.95.

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Pink Lotus - Nelumbo - 2 pieces

- Lotus plant
- Full-grown plant height: 60 cm
- Placement: -10 to -20 cm

Original price was: 49.95.Current price is: 39.95.

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Dark Red Water Lily - Nymphaea Black Princess

- Large water lily
- Full-grown height: 10 cm
- Placement: -10 to -100 cm

Original price was: 39.95.Current price is: 29.95.

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Pink Water Lily - Nymphaea Pink Opal

- Large water lily
- Full-grown height: 10 cm
- Placement: -10 to -100 cm

Original price was: 24.95.Current price is: 19.95.

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Mini Water Lily - White - Nymphaea Pygmaea Alba

- Small water lily
- Full-grown height: 5 cm
- Placement: -10 to -40 cm

Original price was: 29.95.Current price is: 19.95.

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Pond Plant Set - Pink Water Plants

- Combi set
- 9 plants
- Placement: -1 to -100 cm

Original price was: 65.00.Current price is: 49.95.

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Floating Plant Island - flowering rush

- Floating aquatic plant
- Full grown height: 80 cm
- Placement: loose in the water

Original price was: 29.95.Current price is: 19.95.

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Frequently asked questions about floating plants

Pond Advice

Planting crabgrass is done by placing the young plants near the pond side, between the bank and Sumpfpflanzen . Larger plants float in the pond. Crabgrass is a perennial plant that blooms in early summer. In the fall, the plant sinks to the bottom to overwinter.

Floating plants are easy to order online at vdvelde.com. They are delivered from our own nursery and carefully packaged to your home.

Placing floating plants in an aquarium is definitely recommended. Besides producing oxygen and absorbing waste products, they also provide a hiding place for the fish present in the aquarium.

Some examples of floating plants that do well in an aquarium are: raft fern(Salvinia natans) and waternut(Trapa natans). These are fast-growing plants that can proliferate. Fortunately, you can very easily break up these floating aquatic plants and remove the excess.

The name says it all: floating plants are plants that float on the water. They are important oxygen providers and provide shade in the pond or aquarium. This is important to prevent algae growth.

hornwort and elodea densa are ideal floating plants for aquariums, purifying the water and providing a natural habitat for fish.

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Buying floating plants

Buy floating plants for your pond at Van der Velde Waterplanten. All our floating water plants are supplied directly from our own pond plant nursery.

Floating plants aquarium

Floating plants such as hornwort and elodea densa are essential additions to an aquarium because they help purify the water and provide shade for fish. These plants help balance the aquarium ecosystem by absorbing nutrients to prevent algae overgrowth. In addition, hornwort and elodea densa provide natural shelter for fish and other aquatic animals, contributing to their well-being and natural behavior.

Floating pond plants

A popular species in the floating pond plant category is Crabbush (Stratiotes aloides), a floating plant with sword-shaped leaves native to Eurasia. This floating plant blooms from May to July with white flowers and is a popular oxygen plant in many ponds.

Floating plants pond

Floating plants, such as water lilies and duckweed, are a beautiful and functional addition to ponds, where they help purify the water and provide shaded areas. These plants also play a crucial role in the pond ecosystem by providing oxygen and acting as a natural filter.

Operation of floating plants

These plants absorb waste products and provide shade so the water is less likely to heat up. Aquatic animals also find a place to shelter under floating aquatic plants.

Floating plants mini pond

Floating plants are ideal for mini-ponds, where they not only add aesthetic value, but also contribute to water quality and provide protection for aquatic life. They help create a balanced ecosystem in a limited space by providing oxygen and acting as a natural filter.
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I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.
Tips, advice and substantial savings
I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.
Tips, advice and substantial savings
I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.