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A little more information about how big of a plant you want and where you want to plant it will help - how much light, marginal, floating or deep water.
 
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A little more information about how big of a plant you want and where you want to plant it will help - how much light, marginal, floating or deep water.
Pond is 4 feet deep, some plant that require little maintenance. Pond has full sun in the afternoon
 

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Do you have any planting shelves? I really like my blue flag iris. Here is a picture of it on the left. Forget-me-nots are on the right.

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Iris, water willow, lilies most water plants are easy to grow.
 
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Depends on where you live. I would research native marginal and aquatic plants. You will have the best luck with those first. Then once you get more comfortable with the needs of the plants start adding in non-natives with different needs.
 
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I like Parrots Feather. It travels around the top of the water and always comes back in my pond after winter. Not much to do to take care of it either unless you get a lot in there and then just take a bunch out and give to your friends. This bunch grew in a pretty neat circle.

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Another bunch of a different kind grew here and there trailing wherever it wanted to go!

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