Chelsea Gold Medal winners for Aquatic Plants 2011 - 2017
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Available to buy today

  • Buy in a 1 litre basket (11cm/4" high)
  • Iris versicolor (AGM) - Purple flowers with broad green leaves
  • Height 60 - 75cm (24" - 30") Flowers May - June
  • Plant in wet mud in a stream edge/bog garden or with up to 5cm (2") of water over the top of the basket in a sunny pond or container pond. Suitable for shelf 0 or shelf 1

Remove dead flower heads and cut back Iris versicolor foliage in Autumn. Divide every 3 years but Iris versicolor always remain shorter than Iris pseudacorus varieties. They will appreciate a mulch of humus rich material if planted on a streamside or bog garden or fertilizer tabs if in a pond.

Read about the care of your pond plants on our Tips and Advice pages.

<p>Plants for Pollinators</p> <p>Sunny position</p> <p>Suitable for moist soil (damp but drained)</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth13-15cm (5-6”) or waterlogged mud</p><p>Suitable for shelf depth 14-22cm (approx 6-9”) </p>

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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Christine Wootton

October 2017

Just received my second order from waterside and I am just as pleased with the prompt delivery and quality of the plants. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.

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Fee Finlayson

July 2018

Ordered Lily’s for the pond and they arrived very quickly. The plants are really healthy and cane already planted in a basket. Excellent service and lots of choice on the website. Would definitely recommend Waterside Nursery.

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