High Desert Plant Finder & Guide

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Giant Water Sensitive Plant
Aeschynomene fluitans

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  10 inches
Spread:  10 inches
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

Leaves on this aquatic plant will gracefully close when touched; perfect for moist to wet pond edges, and will even grow free...

 
 
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Lemon Bacopa
Bacopa caroliniana

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  6 inches
Spread:  24 inches
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

Widely used in aquariums and water features, this immersed or pondside plant will eventually grow in large mats, with dainty blue...

 
 
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Umbrella Plant
Cyperus alternifolius

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  3 feet
Spread:  3 feet
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

This variety is a semi-aquatic, grass-like plant producing long green stems with green bracts; perfect for pond side planting or...

 
 
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King Tut Egyptian Papyrus
Cyperus papyrus 'King Tut'

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  6 feet
Spread:  4 feet
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

This variety is a large semi-aquatic, grass-like plant producing long green stems with green bracts; perfect for pond side...

 
 
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Water Hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes

Plant Type:  aquatic
Plant Height:  6 inches
Flower Height:  8 inches
Spread:  24 inches
Sunlight:  full sun

A vigorously growing aquatic plant producing blue-violet flowers with gold spots; an excellent addition to a water feature...

 
 
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Barred Horsetail
Equisetum japonica

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  4 feet
Spread:  4 feet
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

A perfect selection for a wet boggy area of the landscape or at the edge of a pond or stream; masses of towering bamboo-like...

 
 
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Common Cottongrass
Eriophorum angustifolium

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  22 inches
Spread:  4 feet
Sunlight:  full sun

This natural bog plant looks grassy but is actually a sedge; airy white plumes appear in late spring and are stunning when...

 
 
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Scarlet Rose Mallow
Hibiscus coccineus

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  6 feet
Spread:  3 feet
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

This bold garden perennial features very showy red flowers with hemp-like leaves; tolerates wet soil so it is ideal for pond side...

 
 
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Mare's Tail
Hippuris vulgaris

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  24 inches
Spread:  3 feet
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

Stands of this aquatic variety resemble a spruce forest in miniature; fine, narrow leaves in whorls, along a central stem; a...

 
 
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Southern Blue Flag Iris
Iris virginica

Plant Type:  aquatic
Height:  30 inches
Spacing:  24 inches
Sunlight:  partial shade to full sun

A wetland variety, featuring non-fragrant, violet-blue and white flowers with golden signals; an excellent pondside plant, that...

 
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Please note: Our Plant Guide is all about plants that will work in the high desert. It is not, nor is it intended to be, a current list of plants in stock on hand at each location or at our farm. We purposely do not sell or ship plants via the internet. Plant questions and availability are best determined in-store.