Plant filtration and winter

Discussion in 'Winterizing Your Pond' started by Spartamets, Oct 28, 2017.

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    Lisak1

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    Tulips and daffodils will rot. Not all irises can be grown in water either - some prefer more boggy situations than full on pond planting.
     
    Lisak1, Nov 4, 2017
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    Meyer Jordan Tadpole

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    Plants that grow from bulbs WILL NOT grow in an aquatic environment. Additionally, neither will all varieties (species) of Iris such as Bearded Iris. Most bulbous plants require well-draining soil in order to grow. If constantly wet they will rot.
     
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    Thanks Lisak1 and Meyer. No bulbs. I had hoped, but was not optimistic. I would think tulips would have been in every pond otherwise, if for no other reason than that they would be safe from marauding squirrels. But I had to ask.
     
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