Water lilies are our speciality. We have the largest collection in the UK and grow around 200 of the best, extremely rare, new and most popular hardy cultivars, including some new and exciting hardy blues and purples, All the varieties listed are available to buy online or from our retail nursery.
Visit us and see our water lilies in bloom mid-may onwards. All our Water lilies are dispatched bare-rooted. Please see our category listings in the left hand menu for aquatic planting accessories, aquatic soils and gravel. Aquatic plants and Water Lilies are heavy feeders so don't forget to add plant food to your shopping basket.
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Pond planting in the autumn For any type of gardening, the planting is the process before the reward, so this makes Autumn a very good time to plant certain types of pond plants as they will already be established and … Continue reading (Sun, 18 Jun 2017 08:53:20 +0000)
Pond Plants to suit all your needs When it comes to planting up your pond or water garden, knowing where to start can be a daunting task. There are a lot of factors to consider when selecting the right … Continue reading (Sun, 18 Jun 2017 08:32:15 +0000)
Hydrocharis Morsus Ranae-Frogbit Everyone who owns a pond, wants free-floating pond plants as part of their planting scheme. However, there are not many to choose from as the majority are either tropical/annual such as Salvinias, Water Hyacinth and … Continue reading (Sun, 04 Jun 2017 09:05:46 +0000)
Inula Hookeri for Attracting Wildlife This often over-looked plant is simply amazing. Inula Hookeri is a clump forming, moisture loving perennial plant that grows up to a height of 80 cm. Inula produces a mass of bright yellow flowers that … Continue reading (Fri, 19 May 2017 19:46:33 +0000)
Blanket Weed or Blanket Answer! Every year as soon as the sun comes out and the water temperature rises, all beginners and enthusiastic, water garden hobbyists alike, at some point will be confronted with a surge of green slime … Continue reading (Sun, 14 May 2017 07:55:54 +0000)
Caddis Flies The Latin name for Caddis Flies is Trichoptera and there are over 7000 species worldwide and around 200 species in the UK. Caddis Flies can be found almost anywhere where there is fresh water as they favour … Continue reading (Sun, 14 May 2017 07:46:32 +0000)
Sagittaria Species and Cultivars Also known as Duck Potato, Swamp Potato and Arrowhead, Sagittaria are true shallow and deep water marginal plants that are common in the wild throughout the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 30 wild species and … Continue reading (Mon, 01 May 2017 19:30:06 +0000)
Water Hyacinths and Water Lettuce I have written many articles on both of these free floating, tropical plants and I thought I should just remind you all that they are not frost hardy, and so for that very reason, should … Continue reading (Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:31:55 +0000)
New Iris Louisiana Cultivars About 7 years ago, I started a collection of Iris Louisiana. Importing live plants is a tricky procedure that involves a lot of time, effort, money and red tape but, as a collector of rare … Continue reading (Sun, 16 Apr 2017 08:48:09 +0000)
Moorhens For those of you that are lucky enough to be proud owners of larger areas of water, there is a water bird that you should welcome with open arms should you be lucky enough of course, if they decide … Continue reading