Early spring is a important time in your pond.  

Frogs will start emerging, sometimes as early as January and head straight to a water source to start breeding.  Toads usually appear in late spring.

It is important to make sure that some early flowering plants are present in the pond and surrounding area to shelter the spawn and the emerging tadpoles.

The plants listed below will give your pond some colour and life during these early months and provide a haven for breeding amphibians.

Early Spring Plants

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Hornwort

(Ceratophyllum demersum)

Oxygenators

£10.50
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Water Soldier

(Stratiotes aloides)

Floating Plants

£14.50
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Marsh Marigold

(Caltha palustris)

Marginals

From £11.75
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Blue Flag

(Iris versicolor)

Marginals

From £11.75
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Water Mint

(Mentha aquatica)

Marginals

From £11.75
Yellow flag

(Iris pseudacorus)

Marginals

From £11.75
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Dwarf Hairgrass

(Eleocharis acicularis)

Oxygenators

From £11.75
Chinese Marshflower

(Mazus reptans)

Marginals

From £11.75
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Lesser Spearwort

(Ranunculus flammula)

Marginals

From £11.75
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Iris pseudacorus 'Alba'

Marginals

From £11.75
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Iris pseudacorus var. bastardii

Marginals

From £11.75
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Brass Buttons

(Cotula coronopifolia)

Marginals

From £11.75
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Golden Sedge

(Carex elata 'Aurea')

Marginals

From £11.75
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Iris versicolor 'Kermesina'

Marginals

From £11.75
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