This is a lovely, pure paper white Hardy Water Lily. The very large flower are as big as 6-10 inches. Their dark green pads can have a spread of 6-12 feet especially in full sun. This hardy waterlily contrast of the green pads allows the white flowers to stand out. Nymphaea 'Virginia' is an excellent bloomer and will tolerate partial shade. Ponds of the medium to
large size are best suited to handle this
This stunning Pink Hardy Water Lily is a small to medium size , growing 36-48” wide. Copes quite well with heat. Prolific pink flowers, startling orange stamens. Deep purple juvenile lily pads turn to green and form a quite attractive pattern as the summer season begins.
Flowers will raise well above your pond or water garden. Will bloom best in a larger container and a lot of fertilizer in the summer.
Perry's Rich Rose is a Hardy Water lily that is a good lily for any size pond. The leaves and flowers of this variety are often the same size. Plant height varies with depth of pool. Commonly referred to as "Water Lilies" these plants have adapted to living in a total water environment This variety has rose flowers with red sepals. It has 9 inch green leaves with red undersides.
The leaves of these plants are
Gloriosa used to be considered the very best Red Hardy Water Lily. It is indeed very bright and beautiful but sometimes is prone to crown rot. This free flowering lily has cup-like, bright red flowers and lush green foliage. Although a pure red color it is a small plant with smaller flowers. Does fairly well in shadier pond or water gardens but of course is best to have full sun.
It is recommended to
One of the most popular of the red lily varieties. Of all the red varieties, this one has the reddest flowers of deep cherry-red. This pond plant waterlily has blooms of 6-7" with green leaves. It is very fragrant and free flowering all season long. Stays open late in the afternoon. . Planting Depth:6-4
Petals are bright red tipped in white. New pads are brownish turning to green.
Stays open in the afternoon later than most reds.
Aquatic plants: Floating pond plants: Water Lettuce
Water Lettuce is a very popular floating aquatic plant. It is considered an annual in most areas of the country. It is a very inexpensive way to help achieve a happy balance in your Koi pond or water garden. Water lettuce has velvety foliage that spreads like strawberry plants across the surface; they may produce inconspicuous white flowers. The bright green leaves are deeply veined and resemble heads of floating lettuce; they grow
Mrs. Slocum is a large-sized variety of Lotus Plants it has 70~100 petals and a flower diameter of 11-12" . Developed through crossbreeding between the water chinquapin and the Chinese red-colored, double-flowered variety, this is the only yellow-red-type lotus of the double-flowered variety. The color is a gradation of pale yellow which ends in rose-pink tips. The red color fades quickly and on the third day after bloom the flower is mostly pale yellow. The flowering season is from late-June
Pink Angel is a very even colored Lotus. It is almost a hot pink with a white throat. It is concidered a mini sized Lotus and will be at home in small containers or large Koi ponds. This aquatic pond plant is a very dependable bloomer, blooming several times a year.
The red or pink lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) is the national flower of India, and is commonly known as the Indian
Yulou Renzui is another beautiful traveler from China. This stunning White Lotus with dark pink tips is a great addition to any Koi pond or water garden.
White Lotus are originally from Egypt (Nymphaea lotus) and is austere and beautiful in its simplicity. Also known as the Tiger Lotus or Egyptian White Water Lily, this plant grows in various parts of East Africa and Southeast Asia. It has rounded petals and tooth-edged leaves, grows in