Pretty and natural looking - although hard to keep clean... I like the bird fountain plant bog idea. Run a hose up the base to the basin where the bog plants are and then let it overflow back to pond :)
FIVELEAF ARALIA Acanthopanax sieboldianus QuickCode SH0001 Height 200cm Spread 200cm Zones 5-9 Usage Mp - Dt - H Click on an attribute below for a list of plants with the same characteristic : The Fiveleaf Aralia is one of the best shrubs for heavily shaded areas. It easily withstands poor soil, urban air pollution and windy conditions. The foliage is glossy, deeply cut and covered with prickles on the underside.
Mentha x piperita Peppermint This is the true peppermint used to flavor candy and drinks. Strong, minty scent. The herb grows 2 to 3 feet in height. Spikes of lavender flowers appear in mid-summer. Plant in moist, fertile soil in light shade. Fast-spreading, may become invasive if not controlled. Zone 5-9