Aquatic Plants For Japanese Garden Ponds
Japanese gardens provide visitors with a tranquil environment. The common addition in Japanese garden is a pond. There are some aquatic plants for Japanese garden ponds. But the most popular and commonly aquatic plants for Japanese garden ponds are the lotus. The Lotus plant is edible with large pink flowers that only last several days. The Lotus plant is also significant in the Buddhist religion because it signifies rebirth after death in paradise. Adding a decorative touch to Japanese garden ponds, lotus plants (Nelumbo nucifera) contribute showy, stalked pink or white flowers that are 8 to 12 inches wide, rising above rounded, waxy, green leaves. The shower head-shaped lotus seedpods enhance visual interest, too.