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Useful List of Aquatic Plants that Flower in Summer

 

Usage Latin Name Common Name Light Preference Flowering time Pink White Red Lilac Yellow Blue Height (max) at Maturity in Feet Water depth Inches
Bog/Pond Edge Comarum Palustre   All areas Summer       Y     0.6  
Marginal Calla palustris Bog Arum All Areas Summer         y   1.3 up to 1 ft
Marginal Iris pseudacorus Common Flag All Areas Summer         y   2.6 up to 1 ft
Marginal Nuphar lutea Yellow Water Lily All Areas Summer         Y   to surface 1 to 3 feet
Bog/Pond Edge Carex Pseudocyperus Sedge Semi shade Summer             3  
Bog/Pond Edge Cirsium Palustre Plume Thistle Semi shade Summer       Y     5  
Bog/Pond Edge Filipendula Ulmaria Meadowsweet Semi shade Summer   Y         5  
Bog/Pond Edge Gentiana Asclepiadea Gentian Semi shade Summer             3  
Bog/Pond Edge Geranium Palustre Cranesbill Semi shade Summer       Y     1.8  
Bog/Pond Edge Geum Rivale Water Avens Semi shade Summer     Y       2  
Bog/Pond Edge Hypericum Calycinium Rose Of Sharon Semi shade Summer         Y   1  
Bog/Pond Edge Hypericum Moserianum St. John' S Wort Semi shade Summer         Y   1  
Bog/Pond Edge Impatiens Noli - Tangere Busy Lizzie Semi shade Summer     Y       4  
Bog/Pond Edge Juncus Rush Semi shade Summer             2.6  
Bog/Pond Edge Lysimachia Nummularia Creeping Jenny Semi shade Summer         Y   0.3  
Bog/Pond Edge Lysimachia Vulgaris Yellow Loosestrife Semi shade Summer         Y   5  
Bog/Pond Edge Mentha Longifolia Horse Mint Semi shade Summer Y           3  
Bog/Pond Edge Mentha Piperita Peppermint Semi shade Summer   Y         3  
Bog/Pond Edge Mentha Rotundifolia Round - Leafed Mint Semi shade Summer Y           2  
Bog/Pond Edge Molinia Coerulea Tussocky Grass Semi shade Summer       Y     1.8  
Bog/Pond Edge Phragmites Australis Reed Semi shade Summer       Y     6  
Bog/Pond Edge Primula Vialii Rockery Primrose Semi shade Summer     Y       1.5  
Bog/Pond Edge Sasa Palmata   Semi shade Summer             5  
Bog/Pond Edge Schoenoplectus Tabernaemontani Semi shade Summer             2.2  
Bog/Pond Edge Sinarundinaria Nitida   Semi shade Summer             7  
Bog/Pond Edge Symphytum Officinale Common Comfrey Semi shade Summer   Y Y       4  
Marginal Alisma plantago - aquatica Water Plantain Semi shade Summer   Y         2.5 up to 1 ft
Marginal Mentha aquatica Water Mint Semi shade Summer       Y     2.8 up to 1 ft
Water Lily Nymphoides peltata Water Fringe Semi shade Summer         y   to surface 1 to 2 feet
Marginal Potamogeton Pondweed Semi shade Summer             to surface  
Marginal Ranunculus aquatilis Water Crowfoot Semi shade Summer   Y         to surface 1 to 2 feet
Marginal Rumex aquaticus Scottish Dock Semi shade Summer y           2 about 6 inches
Marginal Sparganium erectum Branched Bur - Reed Semi shade Summer             4 up to 1 ft
Marginal Veronica  longifolia   Semi shade Summer           y 3.2 very shallow
Bog/Pond Edge Calluna Vulgaris Heather, Ling Sun Summer     Y       1.8  
Bog/Pond Edge Eupatorium Cannabinum Hemp Agrimony Sun Summer Y           5  
Bog/Pond Edge Iris Kaempferi Japanese Iris Sun Summer             2  
Bog/Pond Edge Lasiagrostis  Calamagrostis   Sun Summer             2.5  
Bog/Pond Edge Liatris Spicata Gayfeather Sun Summer Y Y   Y     3  
Bog/Pond Edge Pennisetum Compressum   Sun Summer             2.5  
Bog/Pond Edge Potentilla Palustris Marsh Cinquefoil Sun Summer     Y       1.4  
Bog/Pond Edge Typha Angustifolia Reedmace Sun Summer             6  
Marginal Acorus calamus Sweet Flag Sun Summer         y   4 up to 1 ft
Marginal Butomus umbellatus Flowering Rush Sun Summer   y         4 up to 1 ft
Marginal Eichornia crassipes Water Hyacinth Sun Summer       Y     floats more than 1 foot
Marginal Gratiola officinalis   Sun Summer Y Y         1.3 very shallow
Marginal Hippuris vulgaris Mare's Tail Sun Summer             6 up to 1 ft
Marginal Hottonia palustris Water Violet Sun Summer   Y   y     1.8 up to 1 ft
Marginal Hydrocharis morsus ranae Frog  Bit Sun Summer   Y         floats more than 1 foot
Marginal Ranunculus lingua Great Spearwort Sun Summer         Y   2.2 up to 1 ft
Marginal Sagittaria sagittifolia Arrowhead Sun Summer   Y         1.3 up to 1 ft
Marginal Stratiotes aloides Water Soldier Sun Summer   Y         floats more than 1 foot
Oxygenator Elodea, Egeria canadensis Canadian Pondweed Sun Summer   Y         sub-surface oxygenator more than 1 foot
Oxygenator Utricularia vulgaris Common Bladderwort Sun Summer         Y   sub-surface oxygenator more than 1 foot

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