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Myosotis Palustris-1 litre pots
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Myosotis Palustris-1 litre pots

Flowering Time: June-July
Height: 10-35 cm
Water Depth: 0-10 cm
£4.50
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Succisa Pratensis-9 cm pots
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Succisa Pratensis-9 cm pots

Flowering Time: July-November
Height: 15-60 cm
£3.90
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Ajuga Reptana Black Scallop-1 litre pots
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Ajuga Reptana Black Scallop-1 litre pots

Flowering Time: April-June
Height: 25 cm
£4.90
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Lobelia Russian Princess-9 cm pots
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Lobelia Russian Princess-9 cm pots

Flowering Time: August-September
Height: 70-90 cm
£3.90
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Apponogeton Distachyos-barerooted
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Apponogeton Distachyos-barerooted

Flowering Time: October-May
Water Depth: 30-90 cm
£4.50
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Mimulus Orange Glow-7 cm pots
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Mimulus Orange Glow-7 cm pots

Flowering Time: June-August
Height: 20 cm
£2.90
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Lobelia Cardinalis-9 cm pots
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Lobelia Cardinalis-9 cm pots

Flowering Time: July-August
Height: 75 cm
Water Depth: 0-6 cm
£3.90
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Typha Shuttleworthii-plug plants
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Typha Shuttleworthii-plug plants

Flowering Time: July-October
Height: 90 cm
Water Depth: 0-60 cm
£2.30
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Houttuynia Cordata Flame-7 cm pot
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Houttuynia Cordata Flame-7 cm pot

Flowering Time: June-July
Height: 10-15 cm
Water Depth: 0-2 cm
£2.50
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Asplenium Scolopendrium 9 cm pots
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£3.20
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Thalia Dealbata-1 litre pots
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Thalia Dealbata-1 litre pots

Flowering Time: June-September
Height: 180 cm
Water Depth: 10-60 cm
£4.90
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Acourus Calamus-9 cm pots
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Acourus Calamus-9 cm pots

Flowering Time: May-June
Height: 90 cm
Water Depth: 0-30 cm
£3.90
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Lilies Water Gardens Latest Blog Posts

October’s Water Garden

(Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:48:40 +0000)

October’s Water Garden With the onset of winter and an end to those lazy sunny summer days, October can be seen as a miserable month with excessive rainfall, early frosts and grey clouds, but on a bright sunny autumn day, … Continue reading

Pond Skaters

(Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:03:16 +0000)

Pond Skaters Around the world there are around 1700 species of Gerridae, or more commonly known as ‘Pond Skaters’ or ‘Water Skimmers’.  Here in Britain, we have a common species, Latin name ‘Gerris Lacustris,’ which is known as the ‘Common … Continue reading

Oxygenating Plants

(Sun, 08 Jun 2014 09:40:45 +0000)

Oxygenating Plants Out of all of the different types of water plants, it’s the oxygenators that are the most diverse in their uses and they play the biggest role in maintaining healthy, clean water.  They remove excess nitrates by filtration … Continue reading

Great Crested Newts

(Fri, 30 May 2014 19:18:44 +0000)

Great Crested Newts Tritusus Cristatus more commonly known as (Greater Crested Newts), are the largest out of our three British species.  Females can grow to a length of 17cm which is three times the size of Palmate and Smooth Newts. … Continue reading

Five FAQs and Answers for Growing Pond Plants!

(Sun, 11 May 2014 10:18:18 +0000)

Five FAQs and Answers for Growing Pond Plants! I’ve been passionate about the plants that I grow for 30 years and throughout my career I have been bombarded with frequently asked questions on how to grow pond plants.  So, I … Continue reading

Naterjack Toads

(Tue, 06 May 2014 17:38:01 +0000)

Naterjack Toads In the UK, we have an amphibian that is quite different to our other native amphibians.  Naterjack Toads (Epdalea Calamta), are rare and are protected.  Usually found confined to isolated coastal areas, their natural habitat which they prefer … Continue reading

Ten Must Have Pond Plants

(Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:34:04 +0000)

 Ten Must Have Pond Plants   You can just imagine the fun I had trying to choose the top ten must have plants for your pond! The first thing I had to do was to just concentrate on pond plants … Continue reading

King Fishers

(Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:49:56 +0000)

Kingfishers Kingfishers are one of our most vivid, colourful, British birds and belong to a group of 90 different species that come in all the colours of the rainbow.  They have a massive global distribution and have adapted to living … Continue reading

Swimming Ponds

(Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:41:29 +0000)

    Swimming Ponds On my book shelf, I have a book called Wild Swimming.  Inside, is a guide to all the natural beauty spots and remote locations in the UK where you can swim, dive or bathe?  Swimming in … Continue reading

Typha (bulrushes)

(Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:14:08 +0000)

Typha (Bulrush) Typha are one of the most symbolic of all plants.  Also known as Bulrushes, Reed Mace and Cattails, their bold, graceful, elongated seed heads are often used as logos and as an interesting subject in many paintings and … Continue reading

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No matter if you are buying for a garden pond, stream, bog-garden, patio water garden, water meadow or wish to bring your rockery or waterfall into full colour and life, you will find everything you need here, or by visiting our dedicated retail nursery outlet in Surrey. Buying plants for someone else? No problem! Take a look at our range of gift cards, vouchers and other gift ideas making ideal presents for all keen gardeners.

We have been collecting and cultivating interesting, unusual and rare water plants for over 25 years. Our collections are as diverse as the countries we source them from and we have hundreds of aquatic plants that are very rare in cultivation - many of which you simply won' find aywhere else. We specialise in water lilies with over 125 different cultivars to suit the needs of large lakes, down to the size of a small patio water feature. We also specialise in over 100 different kinds of water iris and NEW to 2014, we have over 50 varieties of Louisiana Iris which come in all the colours of the rainbow.

Adding to the above, we also offer our unique collection of Ferns, Alpines, Lotus plants and moist perennial plants to enhance all aspects of water gardening. Our chosen varieties in cultivation are grown to enhance and tone in with areas where there is water and all the nearby areas surrounding it. We even grow a range of indoor plants perfect for growing in heated greenhouses. If you have the desire to create a water garden in a heated conservatory, take a look at our stunning range of Sacred Lotus plants. If you are looking for the unusual, then we also grow a collection of magnificent, GIANT, Gunnera Manicata plants. These giant flowering plants are available to purchase from our nursery or even for hire for show garden events. In short, we offer you over 750 different kinds of water garden plants and accessories which are in fact the largest collection in the UK and Europe.

In our pond accessories range, you will find many pond planting products and eco-friendly water treatments which will help create and maintain a healthy balance for all your aquatic plants and wildlife, and also bring your garden to life. Here at Lilies Water Gardens, we literally have everything you need to create that perfect indoor or outdoor water feature. We stock everything from aquatic baskets, liners, aquatic soils, top gravel and floating plant islands to a wide range of products to help maintain healthy water, algae treatments, duckweed treatments, plant foods and sludge treatments including our very popular stock of Eco-Pond products. Not forgetting frogs, we have two types of very popular, specially formulated tadpole foods to please even the most fussiest tadpole.

For those specialising or looking for something just a little different, we have a comprehensive range of unusual, exotic and rare aquatic plants, and a large range of water garden accessories for you to buy online today!

  • Alpines and rockery plants
  • British wild aquatic pond and bog garden plants
  • Ferns
  • Free floating water plants
  • Marginal and bog garden plants
  • Moisture loving perennial plants
  • Oxygenating, deep water and submerged plants
  • Tropical annual frost tender plants
  • Water lilies
  • Aquatic baskets
  • Water garden planting accessories
  • Algae, blanket weed and duckweed treatments
  • Aquatic plant foods
  • Aquatic soils & Top Gravel
  • Eco-pond products
  • Sacred Lotus
  • Tadpole foods
  • Sludge treatments
  • Water treatments
  • Gifts
  • Pond Accessories
  • Gift cards

Still not sure what you're looking for? Take a look at our advanced search facility at the top of this page. Simply tick the boxes that suit your particular pond planting requirements and let our website do the rest of the work for you.

We now supply our pond plants and products to EU member countries as well as throughout the UK, so whether you're in Britain or wider Europe, contact us today for superb gardening solutions!

Happy Water Gardening!

Simon Harman - Proprietor of Lilies Water Gardens