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)
  • Swordleaf Rush - Juncus ensifolius is a small rush with evergreen foliage and round dark brown seedheads.
  • Height 20cm (8")
  • 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 or shaded pond or container pond. Suitable for shelf 0

Cut back ripe seedheads to keep Juncus ensifolius strong and to prevent it self-seeding. Divide in Spring when fresh new growth appears.

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

<p>Sunny position</p> <p>Partially shaded position</p> <p>Shaded position</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth13-15cm (5-6”) or waterlogged mud</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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Tim Wicks

May 2018

I ordered some plants last year and was satisfied. I needed some more to start stocking a new pond as the Newts were looking for somewhere to lay eggs (possibly). Plants were healthy, protected and 'pond fresh' and delivered in three days. You get a gold from me every time.

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August 2016

Found you on Google. An excellent find will definitely use you again. Very impressed with with not only the plants I ordered but also the delivery service.

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