Browse our extensive selection of aquatic plants here at Riverwood Aquatics. These wonders are not just visually stunning but also crucial for a balanced aquatic ecosystem. With their roots suspended and leaves floating on the water’s surface, they strike a beautiful balance between beauty and functionality. From tiny duckweed to… Read More
Browse our extensive selection of aquatic plants here at Riverwood Aquatics. These wonders are not just visually stunning but also crucial for a balanced aquatic ecosystem. With their roots suspended and leaves floating on the water’s surface, they strike a beautiful balance between beauty and functionality. From tiny duckweed to majestic water lilies, we offer varieties for any size and style of pond, ensuring there’s an option for every gardener.
The Essence of These Aquatic Beauties
These plants not only add visual charm but also shade the water, limiting algae by reducing sunlight. They create a cooler environment for fish and other inhabitants, fostering a thriving ecosystem. Their roots are essential for filtering the water, absorbing nutrients, and improving clarity and quality.
Our Curated Collection
Our collection includes a diverse range of species, each with its own unique benefits. From the fast-growing Water Lettuce to the oxygen-boosting Hornwort and blooming Water Lilies, we’ve carefully chosen each to offer both beauty and ecological advantages. Suitable for both experienced enthusiasts and those new to water gardening, these selections are designed to inspire and enhance any aquatic space.
Natural Filtration: They clean the water by absorbing excess nutrients.
Habitat Creation: They provide a haven for fish, amphibians, and insects.
Aesthetic Appeal: They add beauty and create a peaceful outdoor area.
Ease of Care: They are low-maintenance, ideal for all levels of gardeners.
Choosing the Right Plants
Selecting the right plants involves considering pond size, climate, and ecosystem. Some thrive in shade, while others need sun. Assessing each plant’s growth rate and spread helps maintain a balanced pond.
Installation and Maintenance
Adding these plants is simple—place them on the water and let them adjust. Regular checks are advised to control growth and prevent overcrowding. Seasonal care may be needed for some species.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do they thrive without soil?
They are adapted to absorb nutrients directly from water, negating the need for soil.
Can different types be mixed?
Absolutely! A mix can create a visually appealing surface, though consider their growth needs.
Do they combat algae?
Yes, by shading the water and consuming nutrients, they help keep the pond clear and healthy.