Water lilies are our speciality. We have the largest collection in the UK and grow around 250 of the best, extremely rare, new and most popular hardy cultivars, including some new and exciting hardy blues and purples,
The water lilies in this category come in all different sizes and shapes and vibrant pink tones,
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 aquatic gravel.
Aquatic plants and Water Lilies are heavy feeders so don't forget to add plant food to your shopping basket.
Lilies Water Gardens Latest Blog Posts(Sun, 20 Oct 2019 08:29:53 +0000)
Hibernation time for Frogs, Newts, Toads and Grass Snakes With winter approaching, our Amphibians and Grass Snakes will be getting ready for their winters sleep. In late summer and early autumn, our British Frogs, Newts, Toads and Grass Snakes … Continue reading (Sun, 04 Aug 2019 06:59:15 +0000)
Water Scorpions Also known by their Latin name (Nepa Cinerea), Water Scorpions are insects that look similar to land Scorpions. They are dark brown in colour and 3 – 5 cm in length and they certainly are a strange … Continue reading (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:15:39 +0000)
Why Won’t my Water Lily Produce Flowers? This is a question that I am frequently asked, but the good news is, it’s a question that can be easily answered. By going through the check lists below you should find … Continue reading (Sun, 07 Jul 2019 06:58:01 +0000)
Alpine Newts in the UK Long before my aquatic nursery even existed, I used to visit another aquatic nursery in Newdigate, known throughout my childhood as the Field Station. This wonderful place sold all kinds of Amphibians, Reptiles and … Continue reading (Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:30:41 +0000)
My First Wildlife Ponds I have always had a massive interest in wildlife and plants, and by the time I had reached the age of twenty five, I had kept and studied numerous Mammals, Reptiles, Birds, Insects, Amphibians and … Continue reading (Sun, 16 Jun 2019 06:48:56 +0000)
Memories of Beam Brook Aquatic Farm in Newdigate, Surrey During my childhood, I used to frequently visit a very special place called Beam Brook Aquatic Fish Farm. Also known by locals as The Field Station, this wonderful place … Continue reading (Sun, 02 Jun 2019 07:36:24 +0000)
Calla Palustris-Bog Arum Calla Palustris is a single species aquatic pond plant that is native to the northern hemisphere including the UK. Also known by the common names Bog-Arum and Marsh-Calla, It favors muddy margins and boggy conditions and can often … Continue reading (Sun, 26 May 2019 07:57:10 +0000)
Pond Plants (Eco-Friendly Buying Guide) We are all aware of the state of our oceans and the amount of plastic that finds its way down rivers and eventually into the sea. Sky Ocean Watch and Lewis Pugh have … Continue reading (Sun, 19 May 2019 07:37:27 +0000)
Where Does Our Pond Wildlife Arrive From? This is a question I get asked a lot. Many people are often amazed at just how quick wildlife seems to arrive in their pond as if from nowhere. So, just where does … Continue reading (Sun, 12 May 2019 07:36:35 +0000)
Veronica Beccabunga Veronica Beccabunga also known as (Brooklime and European Speedwell), is a low growing, evergreen marginal pond plant that is native to the UK and Europe. It has a creeping habit and grows in shallow water and … Continue reading