Watergarden Paradise

Aquatic Nursery

Submerged & Oxygenating Aquatic Plants

Plants that produces oxygen under water to help keep the pond in balance. Should be planted completely submerged. Can be potted up the same way as for flowering/non-flowering aquatics or anchored to the bottom of aquariums. Sold in forms of bunches/plant. Dispatch anytime of the year unless specified.

Planting instructions is available for download here. Don't forget to include fertiliser tablets in your plantings.


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Echinodorus quadricostatus

Echinodorus quadricostatus (Broad-leaved Chain Sword)
Rosette forming sword plant with beautiful green leaves approximately 5cms in length. Once the plant establishes and under optimal growing conditions, the leaves can reach up to 10 or 15cms in length. Excellent as mat-forming plants for both outdoor ponds and indoor aquariums. A favourite coldwater aquarium plantings. Sold as a bunch.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $12.50 each

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Elatine gratioloides

Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort)
An attractive sprawling or upright growing plant. Bright green leaves on brittle stems. Great to be used in aquariums as a carpeting plant.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

AUD $6.50 each

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Glossostigma elatinoides

Glossostigma elatinoides (Glossostigma)
Egg-shaped or wedge shaped green leaves on trailing stems. Can form into a mat of green foliage in shallow water areas (emersed) or underwater carpeting plant. Tiny white flowers in warmer months. Often used in aquariums. Emersed stocks available most times with submersed stock available occasionally.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

AUD $12.50 each

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Hemianthus callitrichoides

Hemianthus callitrichoides (Carpeting Pearl Weed/HC)
A tiny sprawling green herb-like plant with opposite pair of leaves (i.e., in 2's). Shallow water or slightly emerged as a creeper. Great as a carpeting plant. Popular choice in aquarium plantings. Emersed stock available only. VERY LIMITED SUPPLY.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Hemianthus micranthemoides

Hemianthus micranthemoides (Pearl Weed/HM)
A more upright growing green herb-like plant with whorls of 3 leaves. Shallow water or slightly emerged. Popular choice in aquarium plantings.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Hydrilla verticillata

Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrilla/Water Thyme)
Dark green leaves with serrated edges in whorls of 5 or so and on branching stems. Usually eaten by fish as a source of diet. A great substitute for Elodea plants both in aquarium and ponds. Not for Tas.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

AUD $7.50 each

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Hydrotriche hottoniiflora

Hydrotriche hottoniiflora (Hydrotriche)
Attractive stem plant with bright green needle-like leaves when grown in indoors and bronzed green leaves when grown outdoors. Peculiar looking white flowers with a yellow throat emerges during the warmer months. A warm climate plant. May go dormant in cooler areas. Used in both coldwater and tropical aquariums.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $12.50 each

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Limnophila aquatica

Limnophila aquatica (Giant Limnophila)
Bright green finely divided leaves forming rosettes from the branching stems reaching towards the water surface during the warmer months. Also used in aquariums.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $7.50 each

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Limnophila sessiliflora

Limnophila sessiliflora (Asian Marshweed)
Beautiful green finely divided leaves forming rosettes from the branching stems reaching towards the water surface during the warmer months. The emergent leaves are much thicker in wider than underwater leaves. Attractive tiny white flowers with a hint of purplish-mauve produced during the warmer months. Also used in aquariums.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $9.50 each

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Mayaca fluviatilis - flower
Mayaca fluviatilis

Mayaca fluviatilis (Mayaca)
A fine leaved stem plant in bright green colour. Used in both aquariums and outdoor ponds. Tends to do better in areas with more light. Very easy to grow. May go dormant in cooler areas.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $6.50 each

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Potamogeton crispus

Potamogeton crispus (Curly Pondweed)
Wavy or heavily convuluted edges on reddish or dark green translucent leaves on branching stems that grows towards the surface of water.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

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Potamogeton ochreatus

Potamogeton ochreatus (Blunt Pondweed)
Long and narrow lanceolate translucent green leaves with rounded or blunt tips. An interesting Australian native plant.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

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Potamogeton perfoliatus

Potamogeton perfoliatus (Clasped Pondweed/Jade Plant)
The most beautiful of the Potamogeton spp.. Oval shaped translucent jade green leaves with undulated (or wavy) margins on underwater branching stems. Also used in aquariums. A very slow growing species according to our experience. Sometimes used in aquariums. Always in limited supply.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

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Vallisneria 'Contortionist'

Vallisneria 'Contortionist' (Contortionist Eelgrass)
An unusual plant with beautiful long green leaves spiralling upwards and sometimes twisted. Great for aquariums and ponds. Often used in aquariums.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Vallisneria americana 'Gigantea'

Vallisneria americana 'Gigantea' / Vallisneria gigantea (Giant Ribbonweed/Giant Eelgrass)
Long wide grass-like underwater green leaves that grows from suckers produced from mature plants. Needs space to spread. The largest species from the genus Vallisneria. Often used in a large aquariums due to it's potential size.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $12.50 each

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Vallisneria asiatica

Vallisneria asiatica (Thin Eelgrass/Thin Vallisneria)
A species of Vallisneria with long thin green leaves with a width of around 0.5cm to 1cm across. Very easy to grow. Often used in aquariums.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $8.00 each

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Vallisneria erecta

Vallisneria erecta (Upright Eelgrass)
A more recently discovered species with yellow-green leaves that grows in an upright behaviour to the waterline. The leaves rarely taper with the water level. Leaf texture is also more thicker than other eelgrasses. Great both in ponds and aquariums. Very limited supply.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

AUD $15.00 each

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Vallisneria nana 'Little Yabba Creek'

Vallisneria nana 'Little Yabba Creek' (Snakeskin Vallisneria/Snakeskin Eelgrass)
A interesting species. Attractive bronzed-green leaves with distinctive brown markings on leaves when young. Great for both aquariums and ponds.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

AUD $12.50 each

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Vallisneria tortifolia

Vallisneria tortifolia (Dwarf Twisted Eelgrass)
A very interesting species of the genus Vallisneria with green near translucent grass-like leaves grown in a spiralling manner. Very short in height, usually around 10-15cms tall and forms a very nice grass-like mat at the bottom of your pond. Dormant during winter if planted in outdoor ponds. Beautiful for any size water feature or even aquariums. Uncommon.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Code explanations:

Tolerant of cold temperate climate = Tolerant of cold temperate climate
Tolerant of tropical climate = Tolerant of tropical climate
Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate = Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate
Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost = Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost
Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight = Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight
Full Sun = Full Sun
Part Sun & Part Shade = Part Sun & Part Shade
Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features = Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features
Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens = Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens
Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams = Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams
Great as cut flowers = Great as cut flowers
Native to Australia = Native to Australia