Water lilies are our speciality which is why we have so many in stock. 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.
Lilies Water Gardens Latest Blog Posts(Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:08:02 +0000)
Grass Snakes and Ponds Grass Snakes, Latin name (Natrix Natrix), are the U Ks largest snake and are a protected species under the UK conservation ac. Also known as Ringed Snakes and Water Snakes, these snakes are non-venomous and therefore, … Continue reading (Sun, 22 Apr 2018 06:45:26 +0000)
Environmentally Friendly Bare Rooted Pond Plants A lot of companies are advertising and selling what they call “pond ready plants” in 11 cm and 1 litre sized aquatic baskets! WARNING – THEY ARE NOT! But there are many … Continue reading (Sun, 08 Apr 2018 08:55:19 +0000)
Marsh Pennywort (Not To Be Confused With Floating Pennywort) On Monday the 26th March the BBC News highlighted a huge problem with a plant called Pennywort that is choking waterways in the UK. The plant they were referring to … Continue reading (Sun, 01 Apr 2018 10:33:49 +0000)
Correct Planting of Bare Rooted Pond Plants and Water Lilies Unfortunately, there seems to be a lot of miss-guided information when it comes to planting bare-rooted pond plants and Water Lilies. What … Continue reading (Sun, 25 Mar 2018 08:16:33 +0000)
Attracting Elephant Hawk Moths By Planting Menyanthes Trifoliata (Bog Bean) The great thing about water gardening is the amount of wildlife that water can attract to your garden. Menyanthes Trifoliata, commonly known as Bog Bean, can be grown in any … Continue reading (Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:18:46 +0000)
Marginal Pond Plants Or Bog Garden Plants There seems to be a lot of confusion and inaccuratces with information all over the internet on the categorising of marginal pond plants and bog garden plants. Like before in many of … Continue reading (Sat, 03 Mar 2018 13:39:30 +0000)
Growing Water Lilies in Containers When we think of Water Lilies, we tend to think of village ponds and lakes. Water Lilies come in all different sizes and there are dozens of small Water Lily cultivars that are easy to … Continue reading (Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:13:44 +0000)
Tame Grey Herons Last January I wrote and put live a article on my website on the life of Grey Herons, all the photos in the article were of a very tame Heron that has become friends with my brother Mark … Continue reading (Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:40:49 +0000)
Oenanthes for Wild and Formal Pond Planting There are many species of Oenanthes that grow wild in various wetland habitats. They can be found in water meadows, streams, ditches, marshes, rivers, pond, lakes and bog-lands. Most resemble weeds, so … Continue reading (Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:58:00 +0000)
The Common Names of Marginal Pond Plants Explained The vast majority of ‘common pond plant’ names are self explanatory. For example ‘Flowering Rush’ is a rush that flowers and ‘Cotton Grass,’ is grass like and produces fluffy cotton … Continue reading