Tag Archives: Hardy Water Lily

Spring & New Water Lilies

I’m not certain what happened to Spring here but I think it may have been here but we missed it……yesterday little snow flakes were appearing and in a couple days its going to be in the 70s.  What’s up with that??? But even though we’re all anxious for the weather to turn nice so we […]

Aurora (Nymphaea ‘Aurora’ Hardy Water Lily

‘Aurora’  hardy water lily is an ideal smaller water lily for tub, containers or small ponds.  This is also a great small lily to put into a stream or bog area as long as there isn’t splashing of water.    Attractive purplish and green leaves give this lily a stunning look.  The buds appear cream colored and open to […]

Picture from Customer’s Pond

  Picture of customer’s pond.  Thank you for sharing.  The plants shown were purchased from Dragonfly Aquatics. Some of the plants shown are Water Hyacinths, Four Leaf Clover, Water Celery, Cardinal Flower, Water Lettuce and Denver Water Lily in this picture.

Barbara Dobbins Hardy Water Lily

The Barbara Dobbins is a popular hardy water lily.  Peach from pale yellow with a deeper pink blush.  A truly outstanding lily.  Its goblet shaped blooms are about 4-8 inches and has mottled leaves.  It will grow to 6-8 feet wide in full sun.  It should be planted in 6-24 inches of water and is […]

Nymphaea ‘Escarboucle’ (Sny.Nymphaea ‘Aflame’

The hardy water lily is considered one of the favorites among the red hardy lilies.  It is a deep crimson color with leaves that are large, rounded and plain green.  It can produce flowers up to 12 inches across but usually are about 8 inches inches and is fragrant. Give it plenty of room to grow so […]

‘Colorado’ Hardy Water Lily

A stunning peach waterlily that is a favorite.  It changes during the blooming season, first opening in the spring a yellow with pink and then changing to a smoked salmon color in the summer.  It has cactus-shaped blooms that will get 4-6 inches.  The new leaves on this lily open mottled with burgundy, and then […]

‘James Brydon’ Nymphaea ‘James Brydon’

James Brydon’  a popular hardy waterlily is one of my favorites.  Its unique peony-shaped blooms are a rich deep red color that grow 4-6 inches and has a spread of about 4-12 feet wide in full sun to part shade.  Its leaves open a burgundy color but change to  a medium shade of green.  Depth […]