Tag: growing water lilies

New Large Growing Water Lilies

New Large Growing Water Lilies Water Lily cultivars come in all sizes. Some are so small, they produce leaves and flowers the size of a ten pence piece.  However, this makes the perfect choice for those wanting to plant up small containers or anything else that holds water.   On the other end of the […]

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How to grow Water Lilies for Maximum Blooms

How to grow Water Lilies for Maximum Blooms We have all seen established Water Lilies in village ponds, parks and gardens displaying dozens of vibrant majestic blooms at any one time throughout the summer months.  By following a few simple steps, we can easily achieve this kind of display in our own back garden ponds […]

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Bare-Rooted Water Lilies

  Bare-Rooted Water Lilies   Hardy Water Lilies grow and spread from tubers and rhizomes.  These soft woody root stocks are designed by nature to store essential nutrients and in late summer and early Autumn, the stems, blooms and Water Lily pads start to decompose adding more essential nutrients to existing nutrient rich pond sludge.  Throughout […]

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Growing Water Lilies in Deep Ponds

  Growing Water Lilies in Deep Ponds   One of the most frequent inquiries I receive is “What Water Lilies are suitable for deep water.”? The deepest water in larger ponds and lakes could be anywhere between 4 to 15 feet in depth or even deeper, but Water Lilies will not grow in waters of more than […]

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Water Lilies

Water Lilies There are about 50 wild species of Water Lilies that grow naturally and come from all corners of the world, from the northern hemisphere to the tropics.  It’s those species that have given birth to a spectrum of colored Water Lily hybrids that are readily available to purchase today.  This is all thanks […]

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Planting Water Lilies

Planting Water Lilies The first thing to consider before buying your water lilies, is the location in which they will be planted. All varieties will thrive in a sunny location and all will grow stronger, faster, and produce more flowers in warmer shallow waters. Hardy water lilies are extremely frost hardy and will survive long […]

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Pond Design For Planting Aquatic Plants

Pond Design for planting aquatic plants This article is a guide to creating a pond for planting and for creating the correct levels and planting depths for incorporating aquatic plants into your water garden project, and hopefully will provide you, with  reassurance to developed a happy, healthy pond environment for your plants. Having been in […]

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