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  • Buy in 9cm baskets
  • British Native Water Cress (Rorippa nasturtium aquaticum)
  • Horizontally rafting stems with underwater leaf that oxygenates the water and surface growing round, green leaf and small white flowers
  • Height 10cm (4") Flowers May - August
  • Plant with up to 5cm (2") water over the top of the basket. Suitable for shelf 0

In a new pond, the stocking rate for oxygenating plants should be two bunches/9 cm baskets per m².

Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (Water cress) grows along the water surface and should be cut back if it extends the space allotted to it but its vigour will control greenwater and algae. This plant will go to seed in hot weather and die back but will set so many seeds it will replace itself. Cutting back after seeding will promote new growth. Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum is a good plant for bees, hoverflies and butterflies as pollinators when in flower in Summer

<p>British Native plants</p> <p>Plants for Pollinators</p> <p>Sunny position</p> <p>Partially shaded position</p> <p>Shaded position</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 13-15cm (5-6”)</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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June 2015

Good advice on website to aid plant choice, very prompt delivery and nice looking, good sized plants. Will definitely use this nursery again.

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June 2015

Plants delivered safely today, please see photo’s. Thank you for such a brilliant service and fantastic products.

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