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Plant Choices

Charleston Aquatic Nurseries, offers plant choices and purchase discounts (25% off) for residents interested in the vegetative buffer installation.


Baumea rubiginosa

Baumea rubiginosa

(Available by the end of April)

Common name: Variegated Striped Rush
Description: Stiff, dark green sword-like foliage with cylindrical habit. Tolerates full sun to part shade. Semi-evergreen.
Height: 2'
4" LW: $3.90 each



Pontederia cordata var. alba

Pontederia cordata var. alba

Common name: White Pickerel Rush
Description: Flowers June, July, August, September. Attractive shiny foliage. White blossoms that have an incredibly long blooming period. Profuse bloomer.
Height: 1' to 2'
4" LW: $3.75 eac



Iris spp.

Iris spp.

Common name: Louisiana Hybrids
Description: Louisiana iris offer a stunning array of flower colors. Due to new varieties and fluctuating availability, inquire or check for an availability list.
Height: 2' to3'
POT: $5.00 each



Juncus effusus

Juncus effusus

Common name: Variegated Common Rush
Description: An excellent substitute for Baumea in the northen water garden. Yellow stripes run the full length of each spike. Semi-evergreen and much more hardy.
Height: 2' to 3'