Pond Plant Pack - Flowering (Pack of 5 Plug Plants)


Tell us about a better offer

Enter all the details of where you have found the product cheaper and if it’s legitimate we will send you a voucher code to buy the product at the cheaper price. Please ensure you include a valid URL. You will receive a notification via email within 48 hours to let you know if your price match has been accepted. Terms and Conditions apply, click here to view.

Pond Plant Pack - Flowering (Pack of 5 Plug Plants)
Out of Stock Online
Ask us about this product
  • This pack will contain 5 different cold-water pond plant
  • Collection has been put together by the leading grower of cold-water pond plants in the UK
  • Please note that these are plug plants which will require potting into suitable conditions as soon and they arrive.

This collection has been put together by the leading grower of cold-water pond plants in the UK and has been selected for the aesthetic attributes of the flowers. Bringing colour and attracting beneficial insects to your pond. We guarantee you will not find better quality anywhere else.

Some plants may be cut back for packaging purposes, do not worry this process will encourage fresh new growth once plant has been potted.

This pack will contain any 5 different cold-water pond plants from the selection below:

*plants included vary depending on seasonal availability, duplicates may be sent if selection is limited  

Caltha palustris - Wonderful yellow buttercup-like flowers over compact mounds of green round leaves. The marsh marigold flowers throughout spring and sometimes flowers a second time in mid-summer. The yellow flowers are particularly attractive to bees, butterflies and hoverflies.

Cotula coronopifolia - A pretty little pond plant, Cotula has a creeping habit; produces masses of golden yellow flowers. Height 15-30 cm. Plant in full or part sun. Plant in zone 1 or 2. Flowering time: summer. Grow in the shallow pond margins where the plant will form a raft of foliage out on the water. Rafting plants provide cover for fish and habitat for many pond creatures. Cotula seeds freely or propagate from cuttings. Foliage is aromatic when crushed; the scent is similar to lemon verbena.

Iris louisiana - The Louisiana irises are a group of irises which includes Iris fulva and Iris hexagona. Beautiful blooms in a variety of colours including red, orange, blue, yellow, pink, white and mauve. Use rich organic soil; fertilize in spring & summer. Grow best in full sun, or with afternoon shade. Plant in zone 1 or 2, up to 8 cm deep.  Can be grown in moist soil conditions in the garden. Compact in height; 30 to 60 cm. Attractive to bees. This hardy plant will survive freezing conditions if in water, or protect with mulch if in damp soil.

Iris versicolor - This lovely water iris has purple-blue flowers with yellow centres, flowering in early summer. Foliage and flowers lean out over the water giving pretty reflections. Tall, green iris foliage provides a pretty backdrop in the pond and is used by emerging dragonflies. Grow in full or part sun. Plant in zone 2. Height to 60 cm. Can be grown into strong marginal clumps which provide good cover for wildfowl. Flowers are attractive to bees and other insects.

Lobelia Queen Victoria - A favourite plant for the water garden, this lobelia has masses of brilliant scarlet flowers borne on tall stems, complimented by dark red leaves. Makes a wonderful splash of colour in the pond, contrasting with other marginal plants. Long flowering period from July to September. Plant in full or part sun. Height to 90 cm. Plant in zone 1 or 2. Attractive to butterflies and bees. Plants can be divided in spring. Can also be propagated by floating mature stems on water; plantlets will sprout at leaf nodes.

Lysimachia nummularia aurea - A pretty creeping plant, this variety has lovely golden-green foliage. Bright yellow cup-shaped flowers are borne throughout the summer. A useful plant for many situations. Can be grown in a border as ground cover. Prefers moist soil. Plant in zone 1, or 2 in up to 3 cm of water. Excellent for planting at the pondside, or carpeting planting baskets. Looks lovely tumbling down a waterfall. Height to 3 cm. Plant in full or part sun. Propagate from stem cuttings.

Mazus reptans - Low growing, creeping plant, produces a profusion of blue flowers. Ideal for carpeting planting shelves or raised baskets. Excellent as a pond edge plant to cover exposed liner etc. This delightful little creeping plant produces masses of small flowers over a long flowering season. Excellent for covering planting shelves or baskets.

Myosotis palustris - A favourite British pond plant, Myosotis has bright green foliage and pretty blue flowers. The Water forget-me-not is a rafting plant, creating a floating mat at the pond margin.  It gives cover for fish and good habitat for pond creatures. Plant in full or part sun. Height to 20 cm. Plant in zone 2.  A good water filtration plant. Forms clumps, ideal for masking pond edges. The name is from the Greek for ‘Mouse ear’. Has a spreading  habit; can easily be cut back as necessary. Propagate by division in spring.

Sisyrinchium californicum - Small yellow flowers are grown on miniature iris-like leaves. Forms pretty clumps for pondside or very shallow water planting. Compact growth, height to 15 cm. Tiny iris-like foliage with an abundance of yellow flowers Small yellow flowers are born on the top of miniature Iris-type leaves. Forms pretty clumps for pondside planting. Green foliage takes on a mauve tint in winter; semi-evergreen.

Veronica beccabunga - Offering clusters of blue flowers over succulent, oval, green leaves. The semi-evergreen foliage provides valuable shelter/cover throughout the winter for water invertebrates.

Please note that these are plug plants which will require potting into suitable conditions as soon and they arrive. 

For this we recommend our Pond Planting Packs, which include baskets, soil, gravel and fertiliser. Available in 3 or 5 packs here or as an additional purchase above. 

Care Instructions

When your pack arrives unwrap carefully and make sure all plants are damp before potting.

Planting Instructions

Take a suitable fine-mesh basket, half-fill with aquatic soil. Place plant in centre of basket. Be careful not to damage the roots of the plant when placing. Fill remainder of basket with soil. Lightly firm soil around crown of the plant to within 2.5cm of top of the basket. Gently apply a layer of washed horticultural gravel. Submerge the re-potted plant in the pond to allow absorption of water and discourage any seepage.

We encourage you to initially place the basket at a shallower depth to allow the plant to acclimatise. Then lower to the required depth.

Basket Size

Number of Plants

Aquatic Soil Required

11cm Square



17cm Round



17cm Square



Contour Baskets




After Care

Trim decaying foliage every autumn/early spring 5cm above the crown of the plant and compost accordingly. Do not dispose of plants in the wild.

Re-plant every 1-2 years in a larger basket

Please note that these species are suitable for ornamental or wildlife pond use and are non-invasive. Excess growth of any species used in a garden setting should be disposed of responsibly and never introduced to wild habitats.

The condition of your plant may vary by order date and from what you see in your local store. We aim to give you the largest and most luscious plant possible but this is dependant on the time of year and seasonal variation.

Plant Variety

Common Name

Planting depth (water above top of pot)

Plant height

Flower Colour

Flowering period

Caltha palustris

Marsh marigold





Cotula coronopifolia

Golden buttons





Iris louisiana

American water iris



Assorted colours


Iris versicolor

American water iris





Lobelia Queen Victoria

Scarlet lobelia





Lysimachia aurea

Golden Creeping Jenny





Mazus reptans

Chinese Marsh Flower





Myosotis palustris

Water forget-me-not





Sisyrinchium californicum

Yellow satin flower





Veronica beccabunga






No one has left a review yet.


Delivery costs for your order will be calculated during the checkout process based on your delivery address and the contents of your basket. You will only pay one delivery charge for your order. Express delivery is FREE for online orders OVER £39 unless any of the points below become a factor.

  • Some large items like aquariums, ponds and pond liners will have an additional charge of £45.00 to help offset the cost of a pallet delivery.
  • Orders containing a physical gift card will have an additional charge of £2.45 to cover the cost of materials and delivery (digital gift cards are a free alternative).
  • Orders to highlands, islands and Northern Ireland may incur an additional delivery charge displayed at checkout this is based on the postal code provided. DPD provides a list of postal codes which have additional surcharges. Some of these post codes may also take 2 working days to arrive, even on express. Pallet deliveries cannot be sent to these post codes.

We only ship to the UK and cannot ship internationally.

We aim to dispatch items that are currently in stock on the same working day if they are ordered before 2.45 pm (excluding Bank Holidays). Orders after 3pm will be dispatched the following working day, unless it fits any of the below criteria:

  • Orders containing live plants will take up to 2 weeks to arrive. We take a week's worth of customer orders and then inform the plant farms of the specific quantities we need to fulfil that week's order to avoid wastage.
  • Pallet orders containing large items like big aquariums will take additional time to arrive as they are sent by a third party. These orders will NOT be dispatched until we have been in touch to arrange a delivery date, this is to ensure someone is available at your address to sign for the delivery. Deliveries will generally be delivered ‘curb side’ within the terms of the agreement we have with our couriers so you will need to make arrangements to transfer larger items into your home yourself. Unfortunately, our drivers are not insured to transfer the aquarium into your home.
  • Physical gift cards and items from the gift shop (such as clothes, towels etc) are sent with 1st Class Royal Mail. Delivery usually takes 1-2 working days, though in rare cases and orders placed closer to public holidays (Christmas, Father’s day, Mother’s day etc.) may be longer.


If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase online from our website, you can return the product and get a full refund or exchange the product for another one, for up to 21 days from the date you purchased it.

We strongly suggest signing up for an account with fishkeeper.co.uk as this will allow for some additional returns options like return to your local store.

If you checkout as a guest you will need to return the product to Maidenhead Aquatics, PO Box 619, Egham, Surrey, TW20 2BS, please package the order (along with a packing slip or a note including your name, address and order number).

Large pallet items like aquariums are deemed delivered successfully with no damage once the the driver has left the property. If a report of damage is submitted after the driver has left we may be unable to assist with replacements. We recommend refusing a damaged delivery, this is the fastest resolution.

Our full terms and conditions can be found here. When you place an order with us online you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

For delivery before Christmas, orders must be placed on or before 3pm on Wednesday 20th December. We cannot guarantee delivery of these orders pre-Christmas as we are reliant on our couriers, but will use our best endeavours to get orders placed on this date out to you before Christmas. For full details of our festive delivery and opening times click here

Please note: online orders placed after 3pm on Friday 22nd December will not be dispatched until the New Year. For full details of our festive delivery and opening times click here