Home Prairie and Wetland Center
16245 South Hwy. 71
Belton, MO 64012
Tel: (816) 331-9738
Fax: (816) 331-9739
Water Garden

Water Garden

There is no feature that can transform a garden like water. Splashing or calm, water is relaxing and refreshing and causes us to pause and reflect. Use these local-source natives around the edge of a pool to add beauty and to attract watchable wildlife. Some can also be used to create a "pond-in-a-pot" water container.

Arrow Arum
Arrow Arum
Peltandra virginica
Blue Lobelia
Blue Lobelia
Lobelia siphilitica
Buttonbush
Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Downy Skullcap
Downy Skullcap
Scutellaria incana
Golden Ragwort
Golden Ragwort
Packera aureus
Joe Pye Weed
Joe Pye Weed
Eupatorium purpureum
Meadow Phlox
Meadow Phlox
Phlox maculata
Pickerel Plant
Pickerel Plant
Pontederia cordata
Lizard's Tail
Lizard's Tail
Saururus cernuus
Marsh Milkweed
Marsh Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
Cardinal Flower
Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis
Southern Blue Flag
Southern Blue Flag
Iris virginica var. shrevei
Tussock Sedge
Tussock Sedge
Carex stricta
Water Lily
Water Lily
Nymphaea odorata
Wild Canna
Wild Canna
Thalia dealbata