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Water Lilies

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Sumpfpflanzen

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Floating Plants

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Pond plants can be divided into 4 essential groups, namely: oxygen plants, water lilies, aquatic plants and marsh plants (floating plants are optional). By placing the right amount of plants in the pond, biological balance and clear pond water is easily achieved: PUUR NATURE, without a pond pump, filter or the use of water improvers.

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You can buy pond plants at Van der Velde Waterplanten. Our pond plants come directly from our own nursery and are supplied including pond basket, fertilizer, clay and cover gravel. We also offer a 100% growth and flowering guarantee on all our pond plants.

All pond plants at van der Velde Waterplants are hardy. This also means that you can plant them year round in the pond. You can plant pond plants in the pond as long as it is not freezing. When you plant your pond plants in the fall or early spring they can grow with the season and this usually results in healthier, stronger plants.

A pond that manages to keep itself in biological balance does not lack all the necessary plant groups.

  • Oxygen plants: the main plant group that absorbsCO2 from the water and releases oxygen to the water. They grow below the water surface.
  • Water lilies: they are not only a beautiful addition to your pond, but also very useful. Animals use water lilies for shelter, and the large bulrushes trap heat from the sun to keep the water cooler. This counteracts algae growth.
  • Sumpfpflanzen: In the shallower marsh zone are plants that like to have wet feet. The strong roots of these plants contribute significantly to the pond by filtering the water.
  • Aquatic plants: these are also water purifiers that should not be missing in the pond. With their root systems they clear the water of waste products.
  • Floating plants: this addition of plants helps you keep out sun and algae, and in the process they fulfill a nice ornamental value of your pond.

A natural pond is large and contains no pond liner. Do you have or want a pond in the garden that stays healthy naturally? Then you're talking about an organic plant pond. Plants that fit well are in the shallower areas pikeweed and Sumpf schwertlilie, and underwater you best place a good amount of oxygen plants such as crabweed, waterweed or hornwort. These ensure that the oxygen level in the water is maintained. A beautiful water lily is also an asset to your plant pond. Read more about an organic plant pond.

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