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Hydrocotyl Vulgaris-7cm pot
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Hydrocotyl Vulgaris-7cm pot

Height: 10 cm
Water Depth: 0-4 cm
£2.50
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Iris Chrysographes-1 litre pots
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Iris Chrysographes-1 litre pots

Flowering Time: June-July
Height: 50 cm
£4.90
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Iris Ensata Queens Tiara-1 litre pots
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Iris Ensata Queens Tiara-1 litre pots

Flowering Time: July-August
Height: 95 cm
£5.50
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Iris Louisiana Jazz Hot-barerooted
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Iris Louisiana Jazz Hot-barerooted

Flowering Time: June-July
Height: 70-100 cm
Water Depth: 0-10 cm
£19.00
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Lythrum Salicara Robert
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Lythrum Salicara Robert

Flowering Time: July-September
Height: 60 cm
£1.50
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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
30% Off
Was: £2.90Now: £2.03
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Nymphaea Aurora-barerooted
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Nymphaea Aurora-barerooted

Flowering Time: June-September
Water Depth: 30 cm
20% Off
Was: £9.00Now: £7.20
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Nymphaea Black Princess-barerooted
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Nymphaea Black Princess-barerooted

Flowering Time: June-September
Water Depth: 30-90 cm
20% Off
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Succisa Pratensis-barerooted
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Succisa Pratensis-barerooted

Flowering Time: July-November
Height: 15-60 cm
30% Off
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Typha Shuttleworthii-7 cm pots
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Typha Shuttleworthii-7 cm pots

Flowering Time: July-October
Height: 90 cm
Water Depth: 0-60 cm
£2.50
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Lilies Water Gardens Latest Blog Posts

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

Iris Louisiana

(Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:13:48 +0000)

Iris Louisiana About 20 years ago I was given an Iris species plant called Iris Fulva.  I was very excited as this was new to me, having a lovely brick red colour.  Cultivating it and increasing numbers for sales was … Continue reading

Myasotis Palustris

(Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:38:55 +0000)

  Myasotis Palustris (Water Forget-Me-Not) Myasotis are one of the most versatile, frost hardy marginal plants used in water gardening.  They will happily grow in still and running water so are very adaptable to living in bogs, and the edge … Continue reading

The Importance of Marginal Plants

(Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:00:25 +0000)

The Importance of Marginal Plants There are many different categories of water plants, and just as plants have adapted to all areas of land, they have also adapted to all areas of the water.   In this article, I will talk … Continue reading

Schizostylis Coccinea or (Kaffir Lily)

(Tue, 03 Sep 2013 08:30:44 +0000)

Schizostylis Coccinea or (Kaffir Lily) Also known as the River Lily and commonly now sold under its new Latin name of Hesperantha Coccinea.  To avoid any confusion, I will refer to them as River Lilies, although they are actually members … Continue reading

Submerged Pond Plants with Floating Leaves

(Sun, 07 Jul 2013 08:23:58 +0000)

  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 … Continue reading

Five Tips for growing Aquatic Plants

(Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:43:58 +0000)

Five Tips for Growing Aquatic Plants I have been growing and selling water plants commercially for over 26 years and as a professional in my trade and with the skills I have acquired over the years, I would like to … Continue reading

Potamogeton Pondweeds

(Wed, 29 May 2013 17:26:21 +0000)

Potamogeton Pondweeds There are a large group of aquatic plants known as Potamogetons but are more commonly known as Pondweeds.   They have a wide global distribution and some 50 or more species can be found growing in the British Isles.  … Continue reading

Pontederia Cordata and Cultivars

(Sun, 12 May 2013 16:05:50 +0000)

Pontederia Cordata and Cultivars Also known as Pickerel Weed, Pontederia are native to the north continent of America, where they can be found growing in wide range of areas.  From Canada down to the swamps of Louisiana, vast colonies can … Continue reading

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Whether you are buying for a garden pond, stream, bog-garden, patio water garden, wildlife pond, water meadow or wish to bring your rockery and waterfall or moist border into full colour and life, you will find all the plants you will ever desire to purchase from our website online at www.lilieswatergardens.co.uk or, by visiting our retail nursery outlet here, at Lilies Water Gardens. Buying for someone else? No problem! Take a look at our range of gift cards and gift 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 therefore, have hundreds of plants that are unique to ourselves or very rare in cultivation. 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 perennials 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 giants are available to purchase from our nursery or even for hire for show garden events. All this means is, we are proud to be able to offer to you, our customers, over 750 different kinds of water garden plants which are in fact, the largest collection in the UK and EU.

In our accessories menu, you will find a full range of planting products and eco-friendly water treatments which will help create and maintain a healthy balance for all your aquatic plants and wildlife, and which will also bring your garden to life. Here at Lilies Water Gardens, we literally have everything you need to create that perfect water garden. 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, sludge treatments including our very popular stock of Eco-Pond products. forgetting our little froggies, we have two types of very popular, specially formulated tadpole foods to please even the most fussiest tadpole.

For those specialising or those that want something just a little different, we have a complete range of interesting, unusual 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
  • 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 your looking for? Take a look at our advanced search facility at the top of our homepage. Simply tick the boxes that suit your particular requirements and let our website do the rest of the work for you.

We can now supply our pond plants and products to EU member countries.

Happy Water Gardening!

Simon Harman - Proprietor of Lilies Water Gardens