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Mary and John Niwa
Albuquerque Water Gardens
2704 Duranes Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: 505-246-8278

Hours:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday thru Saturday
March thru October
By Appointment:
November thru February
Aquatic Mint - Mentha aquatica     

Edible leaves with purple flower spikes
Height 8-12 in. - Spread 1 ft.
Full Sun to Part Shade

Zone: 5
Blue Green Sedge - Carex flacca

Beautiful tufted blue-green foliage
Height 8-10 in. - Spread 1 ft.
Full sun to shade

Zone: 3
Dwarf Cattail - Typha minima

Thin graceful stems w/brown flower spikes
Height 12-18 in. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to light shade

Zone: 3
Fuzzy Clover - Marsilea drummondii

Fuzzy clover-upright leaves
Height 8-10 in. - Spread by runners
Full sun to light shade

Zone: 5-11
Golden Jenny - Lysimachia nummularia
'Aurea'


Bright yellow round leaves/red in winter
Height 1-2 in. - Spread 12-18 in.
Full sun

Zone: 5
Horsetail Rush - Equisetum hyemale

Hollow jointed stems w/brown cones
Height 1-4 ft. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 3-11
Houttoynia - Houttoynia cordata

White flowers w/green heart-shaped leaves
Height 10-14 in. - Spread tight
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 5-11
Black Gamecock - Iris x 'Black Gamecock'

Flowers dark velvety purple in late spring
Height 18-24 in. - Spread by rhizomes
Full sun

Zone: 5-11
Handmaiden - Iris x 'Handmaiden'

Flowers soft pink in early spring
Height 3-4 ft. - Spread by rhizomes
Full sun

Zone: 5-11
Wisteria Blue - Iris x 'Wisteria Blue'

Flowers light purplish blue in mid spring
Height 18-24 in. - Spread by rhizomes
Full sun

Zone: 5-11
White - Iris x 'Her Highness'

Tall white flowers in mid-spring
Height 3-4 ft. - Spread by rhizomes
Full sun

Zone: 5-11
Lizard's Tail - Saururus cernuus

White nodding flower spike in mid summer
Height 12-18 in. - Spread 6-8in.
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 4-9
Marsh Marigold - Caltha palustris

Bright yellow button flowers in early spring
Height 6-10 in. - Spread confined
Part sun to full shade, does not like heat

Zone: 3-7
Northern Calla Lily - Zantedeschia
aethiopica


Large white fragrant flowers in early spring
Height 2-3 ft. - Spread minimal
Part sun to shade

Zone: 6-11
Parrots Feather - Myriophyllum
aquaticum


Feathery foliage tolerates splashing water
Height 2-3 in. - Spread 2-3 ft.
Full sun to full shade

Zone: 6-11
Pennywort - Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

Glossy round leaves with red eye
Height 4-8 in. - Spread 2 ft w/runners
Full sun to shade

Zone: 5-11
Pickeral Plant - Pontederia cordata

Blue to lavender flower spikes mid-summer
Height 12-30 in. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to light shade

Zone: 3-11
Rainbow Parsley - Oenanthe javanica
'Flamingo'


Pink, green& white foliage/edible/filter plant
Height 1-2 ft. - Spread creeping
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 5-11
Ribbon Grass - Pharagmites communis
varigatus


White and green vertically striped foliage
Height 1-2 ft. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to shade

Zone: 5-11
Variegated Rush 'Gold Strike' - Juncus
effuses 'Gold Strike'


Yellow and green vertically striped stems
Height 2-3 ft. - Spread slow
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 6-11
Soft Rush - Scripus validus

Tall graceful stems w/brown flowers
Height 2-3 ft. - Spread moderatly by runners
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 3-11

Corkscrew Rush - Juncus effuses 'Spiralis'

Dark green corkscrew-like foliage
Height 12-18 in. - Spread moderate
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 3-11
Spearwort - Ranunculus flammula

Small yellow flowers spring thru summer
Height 6-12 in. - Spread up to 2 ft.
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 5-9
Sweetflag 'Ogon' - Acorus gramineus
'Ogon'


Bright yellow and green foliage
Height 10-12 in. - Spread moderate
Full sun to light shade

Zone: 5-11
Variegated Sweetflag - Acorus calamus
'Variegatus'


Striking white and green foliage
Height 2-3 ft. - Spread moderate
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 4-11
Sweet Galingale - Cyperus longus

Glossy w/umbrella ribs & brown spikelets
Height 2-3 ft. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 4-8
Thalia - Thalia dealbata

Large leaves on long spikes w/violet flowers
Height 3-6 ft. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 5-11
Variegated Reed - Phragmites australis
'Variegatus'


Bright yellow & green striped leaves
Height 2-3 ft. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 4-11
Water Celery - Oenanthe sarmentosa

Edible green leaves w/white flowers / filter plant
Height 12-18 in. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to shade

Zone: 4-11
Water Parsnip - Sium suave

Fern-like foliage with white flowers
Height 1-2 ft. - Spread vigorous
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 4-11
Water Plantain - Alisma plantago aquatica

Long stalked leaves w/tall pyramidal white flowers
Height 1-2 ft. - Spread minimal
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 3-11
Yerba de Mansa - Anemopsis californica

White coneflower like flowers w/elliptical leaves - medicinal plant
Height 12-18 in. - Spread moderate
Full sun to part shade

Zone: 5-11

Albuquerque Water Gardens guarantees that we will send you quality-grown aquatic plants. We guarantee our plants 30 days from arrival. If your plant fails, please notify us either by phone or e-mail and we will arrange for a replacement. Shipping and handling charges are not covered under the guarantee. Please visit the Zone Map for the best time to plant in your area. Planting and fertilizing guidelines will be included in your shipment.

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