A pond without pond plants? Indispensable, because these plants keep the water in a biological balance and ensure that the water remains clear and algae-free. Algae grow less because of the substance that plants excrete into the water. In addition to purifying and filtering, these plants are also hardy, which means that they can survive in frosty weather conditions. This means you can enjoy flowering plants again in the spring!
To keep the water quality in balance, you can choose from different types of pond plants. At van der Velde water plants we sell more than 60 types of pond plants in basket fresh from our own nursery. This allows us to offer 100% growth and flowering guarantee. To easily plant a pond, we also have a complete pond plant package. This package contains everything you need for a small pond or mini pond.
Ordering pond plants online
Buy pond plants and then get them delivered directly from our own nursery. Our pond plants webshop range has been created after long experience and testing cultivation. As a result, we offer various types of floating and hardy pond plants with 100% growth and flowering guarantee.
Because our plants come directly from our own nursery, a quality check takes place immediately before departure. Pond plants are packed 'dry' after the quality control and sent to the shipping address, then it's just a matter of waiting for the mailman to arrive. After placing your order you will receive tips on how to plant your pond.
What are the best pond plants?
Pond plants include different types of plants that can be divided into plant groups, each with their own characteristics, such as floating plants that you can place loose in the pond, but also for example a pond plant that you place in a pond basket.
What types of pond plants these are:
Water lilies; a feast for the eyes! With an assortment that includes different flower colors and with leaves that block sunlight and provide a hiding place for fish.
Oxygen plants; the name says it all, because they give off oxygen. Oxygen pond plants also filter and purify the water. Ideal for a natural pond, as there is no longer a need for a pump and filter. Buying pond plants oxygen plants is an absolute must for any pond.
Swamp plants; when putting together the pond planting package, swamp plants pond plants complete the pond. You place them just beyond the pond edge where the marsh area begins. Our range consists mainly of flowering pond plants and native pond plants.
Floating plants; these floating pond plants have roots that purify the water. In addition, their leaves block sunlight to prevent water heating.
Aquatic plants; the synonym for pond plants. This includes all of the above species and together they provide a biological balance. Pond plants water plants are tall pond plants that are often placed between -20 cm and -40 cm deep in the pond.
How do you place a floating pond plant & hardy pond plants?
Once the order has arrived in the house, the placing of a plant paradise can begin. Different types of plants are placed in a specific spot in the pond. For each product in our range, the maximum depth and growth height is stated, as well as where the plant can best be placed. Please take this into account.
Other hardy pond plants are placed in sturdy pond baskets to prevent overgrowth. Especially for potting water lilies, oxygen plants and marsh plants, these baskets are easy to use. For filling, special clay and earth are used, it is also possible to use only special clay pellets.
When to place pond plants? Because our range consists only of hardy species, it can be done year-round as long as there is no ice on the water. Therefore, placing pond plants in the winter is no problem at all.
All pond plants at van der Velde Waterplanten are hardy. This also means that you can plant them year round in the pond.
There are several types of pond plants, we distinguish these in:
See which pond plants are best for your pond in Simon's step-by-step plan.
Hardy pond plants can be bought all year round at Van der Velde Waterplanten. Pond plants can be planted as long as it is not freezing. When you plant your pond plants in the fall or early spring, they will grow nicely with the season and this usually results in healthier and stronger plants.