Reeds And Rushes

Reeds and Rushes are marginal plants that are naturally found are the edges of lakes and rivers, making them an ideal selection for water gardens. They add a vertical dimension to the pond given their height and there are a nice variety to choose from. They also attract wildlife such as butterflies, small birds and dragonflies, which enhances the natural feel to a water garden.  Some of the most popular rushes and reeds for ponds are:


White Rush


Blue Rush

Corkscrew Rush

Dwarf Bamboo


Manna Grass

Sedge Plant

Spike Rush

Umbrella Grass

Zebra Rush

Variegated Reed