Tag: tropical water lilies

The World of Water lily Hybridization

  The World of Water Lily Hybridization In The Beginning It was 27 years ago when I first started collecting wonderful Water Lilies.  At first, I thought there were maybe just a dozen or so of them, but soon discovered there were hundreds in existence.  I remember feeling excited when a British collector sold me […]

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Submerged Pond Plants with Floating Leaves

  Submerged Pond Plants with Floating Leaves Floating leaves on the water’s surface are beneficial to the health of all ponds, streams and lakes. Not only do they provide oxygen and take out harmful nitrates, but they also provide valuable cover for wildlife and cut down on surface sunlight thus reducing algae blooms (green water) […]

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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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