Waterlilies (A to Z)

Waterlilies (A to Z)

Waterlilies generally sit on the bottom of the pond (except in very deep ponds, where they may be placed on shelves) and their leaves grow upwards to float on the water surface. Traditional hardy waterlily blooms also float on the water surface, but the blooms of tropical or subtropical waterlilies stand up above the water. Many of the modern hardy waterlily varieties have been created by crossing with subtropical species, to create plants which thrive in our climate but whose flowers also stand up, giving the pond an exotic look. 

Waterlilies need a sunny position, where their leaves will not be splashed by moving water from things like fountains. In order to grow and flower well, they also like plenty of space for their roots, so if you are potting them choose a good large container - do not put them in small or cramped pots. For potted waterlilies, we recommend fertilising them once a year, and dividing or potting them on every two to three years.

Planting depths mentioned on these pages refer to the depth of water over the crown of the plant (the depth of water over the soil level). Do not plant your variety deeper than this recommended range or the plant will not perform as well or may even not survive. 



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Nymphaea 'Andreana'

Product no.: 420

Nymphaea 'Barbara Dobbins'

Product no.: 425

Nymphaea 'Black Princess'

Product no.: 435

Nymphaea 'Burgundy Princess'

Product no.: 437

Nymphaea 'Charlene Strawn'

Product no.: 440

Nymphaea 'Colorado'

Product no.: 445

Nymphaea 'Comanche'

Product no.: 450

Nymphaea 'David'

Product no.: 457

Nymphaea 'Denver'

Product no.: 455

Nymphaea 'Froebelii'

Product no.: 465

Nymphaea 'Georgia Peach'

Product no.: 470

Nymphaea 'Gonnère'

Product no.: 475

Nymphaea 'Inner Light'

Product no.: 480

Nymphaea 'James Brydon'

Product no.: 485

Nymphaea 'Joey Tomocik'

Product no.: 490

Nymphaea 'Laydekeri Fulgens'

Product no.: 500

Nymphaea 'Laydekeri Purpurata'

Product no.: 510

Nymphaea 'Laydekeri Rosea Prolifera'

Product no.: 515

Nymphaea 'Marliacea Albida'

Product no.: 520

Nymphaea 'Marliacea Chromatella'

Product no.: 525

Nymphaea 'Martha'

Product no.: 530

Nymphaea 'Météor' ('Rembrandt')

Product no.: 580

Nymphaea 'Newton'

Product no.: 535

Nymphaea 'Paul Hariot'

Product no.: 545

Nymphaea 'Peach Glow'

Product no.: 550

Nymphaea 'Perry's Baby Red'

Product no.: 560

Nymphaea 'Pink Sensation'

Product no.: 565

Nymphaea 'Pygmaea Helvola'

Product no.: 570

Nymphaea 'Pygmaea Rubra'

Product no.: 575

Nymphaea 'Snow Princess'

Product no.: 590

Nymphaea 'Solfatare'

Product no.: 600

Nymphaea tetragona

Product no.: 540

Chinese Waterlily, Pygmy Waterlily. 


Nymphaea 'Walter Pagels'

Product no.: 620

Nymphaea 'Yul Ling'

Product no.: 625