Chelsea Gold Medal winners for Aquatic Plants 2011 - 2017
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  • Easy to plant and ideal for ponds with limited shelf space.
  • 25cm square floating island baskets can be used individually or linked together.
  • Islands look best planted with a mixture of rafting and clump forming plants so that some plants grow over the basket and soften the basket edges.

These square floating island planting baskets stay 2cm above the water surface to create new planted areas in your pond. The baskets are covered styrofoam floating rings to allow plants to occupy areas of the pond that are otherwise too deep for marginal shelf plants.

Plant up using pond plants from shelf <p>Suitable for shelf depth 0-13cm (0-5”) below water surface</p> category - rafters would include Houttuynia cordata Chameleon, Mentha aquatica, Oenanthe javanica Flamingo, Potentilla palustris, Veronica beccabunga and low growing plants would be Anemopsis californica, Caltha palustris, Hesperantha coccinea, Mentha cervina or Ranunculus flammula.


Important delivery information

Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only and leave the Nursery on a Monday - Thursday inclusive to avoid the weekend. Your order will be picked in the Nursery and the ready potted plant in its basket or bareroot oxygenator (as specified in the description) will be wrapped that day in damp newspaper and a plastic bag to keep it fresh during transit. Plants will normally be dispatched within a week of our receipt of your order.

All items are then boxed for collection by the courier APC Parcelrite or UKMail that afternoon for expected delivery within 24 hours after despatch (Highlands and Islands excepted)

Please unwrap all plants from their packaging as soon as possible and place in the situations specified on the plant ticket.

Order ValueDelivery Cost
£1.00 - £29.99 £6.00
£30.00 - £99.99 £12.00
£100.00 - £199.99 £24.00
£200+ £36.00

An additional surcharge will be added 
at checkout if your delivery address
is North of Perth (+£10) or an Island 
(+£10 = PO & TR)
(+£25 = Scottish Islands, IM & BT) or 
(+£50 = JE & GY).

Reviews from other Waterside customers

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Joan Gadsby

October 2018

First time user of this nursery but will definitely use again when in need of plants. Order arrived quickly and in excellent condition. Plants have settled well so looking forward to seeing them in bloom next year.

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Sarah Cox

March 2017

All plants arrived well packaged. I found the website very useful in planning my planting scheme. I cannot wait to see them all established.

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