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Iris Pseudacorus-LARGE PLANTS-barerooted
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Flowering Time: June-September
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Nymphaea Thomas O Brien-barerooted
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Lilies Water Gardens Latest Blog Posts

The Three-Spined Fresh-water Stickleback

(Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:38:13 +0000)

    The Three-Spined Fresh-water Stickleback   If anyone reading this article went pond dipping as a child, you will most likely remember catching Sticklebacks.  Also known by their Latin name Gasterosteus Aculaeatus, these small fish grow to 3-4 cm … Continue reading

Water Lilies and Iris Louisiana for Early Spring Planting in your pond

(Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:34:45 +0000)

Water Lilies and Iris Louisiana for Early Spring Planting In Your Pond   Spring is the ideal time to plant Water Lilies and Iris Louisiana.  Both these wonderful pond plants come in all colours of the rainbow and are sold as … Continue reading

Now is the time to plant Caltha Palustris (marsh marigolds) in your pond

(Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:08:02 +0000)

Now is the time to plant Caltha Palustris (marsh marigolds) in your pond Late winter/early spring is the ideal time to add Caltha Palustris (Marsh Marigolds) to your pond. They are the first marginal pond plants to flower and you … Continue reading

Clean your Pond Out In February

(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:12:20 +0000)

    Clean Your Pond Out In February Most of us would still consider February as winter however, in certain parts of the UK like the west counties of Devon and Cornwall, spring usually arrives earlier than the southern counties … Continue reading

Pond Plants or Water Garden Plants (what is the difference)?

(Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:25:21 +0000)

Pond Plants or Water Garden Plants (What Is the Difference)?   This may well be one of the shortest articles I have ever written, but the two headings could cause a little confusion, so I need to explain.   Pond … Continue reading

The History of Lilies Water Gardens

(Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:53:35 +0000)

The History of Lilies Water Gardens All journeys have a beginning and an end but, I can only write up to this present day as the future of Lilies Water Gardens is yet to be told.  I take a lot … Continue reading

Bare-Rooted Water Lilies

(Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:51:19 +0000)

  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 … Continue reading

The Demoiselle, Natures Fresh Water Wonder

(Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:43:09 +0000)

The Demoiselle, Natures Fresh Water Wonder Introduction My first sighting of a Demoiselle (from the Dragonfly family), was in North Devon whilst walking up a woodland stream.  Female Demoiselle are brown in color and not as easy to spot but the … Continue reading

Baldelia Ranunculoides (Lesser Water Plantain)

(Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:30:30 +0000)

Baldellia Ranunculoides (Lesser Water Plantain) Lesser Water Plantain is a British, shallow marginal plant that grows in still fresh water at the side of very gentle free flowing water.  It has a creeping habit and produces a very pretty airy … Continue reading

Re-Potting Marginal Pond Plants

(Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:47:20 +0000)

  Re-Potting Marginal Pond Plants There are two types of marginal plants, shallow marginal plants and deep water marginal plants.  Shallow marginal plants grow literally at the water edge and require no more than 4 cm of water depth.  The … Continue reading

The UK's Leading Supplier of Pond Plants & Water Lilies

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 pond plants for someone else? No problem! Take a look at our range of gift cards and vouchers. You will find all the aquatic pond plants and water lilies that you need right here in order to create your perfect water garden. We even provide pond water treatment products to keep your ponds looking their best.

We have been collecting and cultivating interesting, unusual and rare water and aquatic pond plants for over 25 years. Our collections of water lilies and aquatic pond plants are as diverse as the countries we source them from and we have hundreds of aquatic and perennial plants that are very rare in cultivation - many of which you simply won't find anywhere else. We specialise in water lilies with over 250 different named cultivars to suit the needs of large lakes, down to the size of a small patio water feature. We also specialise in over 150 different kinds of water iris and have some very interesting new cultivars of Ensata, Sibirica and many new additions of Iris Louisiana which come in all the colors of the rainbow. We supply stunning native pond plants and water lilies that make any pond stand out. 

Adding to the above, we also offer our unique collection of Ferns, Alpines, and moist perennial pond plants to enhance all aspects of water gardening. Our chosen varieties of poolside plants in cultivation are grown for their flower and fauna to enhance and bring to life all ponds and water garden habitats. Using our extenive range of pond water treatment products and beatuiful native pond plants, we create a beautiful new look for any pond. In short, we offer you over 750 different kinds of water plants and we are proud to have the largest collection in the UK and Europe.

In our pond accessories range, you will find many pond planting products, container ponds and eco-friendly water treatments which will help create and maintain a healthy balance for all your aquatic pond 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, container ponds 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. Have blanket weed problems? Our handy articles will tell you how to best maintain and grow your  plants, as well as attractive different types of wildlife.

Call us today at Lilies Water Gardens on 01306 631064 for advice on pond plants and planting up your water garden. Someone will be on hand to give you advice and answer your questions about any of our water lilies and pond treatment services. We offer solutions for blanket weed problems and many others to ensure your pond and native pond plants are looking their best.

For complete beginners or those specialising and looking for something just a little different, we have a comprehensive range of British native pond plants and unusual, new and rare submerged aquatic and oxygenating water plants. We also have a large range of water garden planting accessories for you to buy online today!

  • Alpines and rockery plants
  • British wild aquatic pond and bog garden plants
  • Ferns
  • Free floating pond plants
  • Marginal and bog garden pond plants
  • Moisture loving perennial plants
  • Oxygenating, deep water and submerged pond 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
  • Tadpole foods
  • Sludge treatments
  • Pond water treatments and products
  • Gifts
  • Pond Accessories
  • Gift cards

Still not sure what you're looking for? Take a look at our "Plants to suit all your needs" 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 pond treatment 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 water planting solutions!

Happy Water Gardening!

Simon Harman - Proprietor of Lilies Water Gardens