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Waterily Seedlings

Today Mike Giles shows us many of his new hardy blue and purple waterlilies. These intersubgeneric waterlilies, Hardy x Tropical crosses are many of the first from North America. Mike has been crossing them since 2005 and these are the first ever videos of the plants. Beginning in 2012 PondMegastore.com will have exclusive sales rights […]

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Purple Satin, The Purple Hardy Waterlily by Mike Giles

We hope these waterlilies will some day soon be available from PondMegastore.com. Purple Satin or one of the many new purple and blue hardy brother and sister plants created by Mike Giles. Last week I went and visited Mike on his farm and documented the first video of the Purple and Blue hardy waterlilies. All […]

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Rhapsody In White

One of now four Ken Landon flavoviren crosses we are selling. This one is already sold out after just 48 days of availability this year. We will have plenty more for 2012. I love the multiple tall white flowers over chocolate pads. I will post some new videos soon.

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Chinese Lotus update: Day 17

                                        Day 17, Three of the new Chinese Lotus, ‘Drunken Concubine out of Bath’ (left), ‘Red Lantern’ (right), and ‘Dasa Jin’ (back). Each is growing faster as return to warm days in the 80s and lows […]

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Lotus (nelumbo) 2011

Planting Spring Lotus … order soon most vendors will be out in the next 3-6 weeks for the year. Our lotus tubers ship with excellent growing tips. Only Lotus and water hawthorne are shipped as tubers. Our waterlilies and marginals arrive as adult sized plants usually with buds. Lotus can be blooming in just 6 […]

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Planting your lotus tubers…

This week we planted many of the newer Chinese Lotus from Laura and Bill Bancroft so why not post both the photos of the potted plants and instructions from three of the best Lotus growers one could find. From Expert Growers Laura Bancroft, Bill Bancroft, and Dr. Ken Tilt: “Put several inches of good topsoil […]

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Waterlily and pond plant nursery!

Everything is ready to be shipped to homes, the lilies are bright and lively. Today we have a video of our packing of pond plants and waterlilies and a look at some plants growing in the Nursery. You will see dwarf papyrus, society flower or socity garlic in bloom, Louisiana Iris, frog bit, waterlily growing […]

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quickly view lots of waterlilies in bloom!

quickly view lots of waterlilies in bloom!

We stiched a video together quickly yesterday morning of many many waterlilies in bloom. In the video you will see both hardy and tropicals that we sell. Since not all are marked as (like you will see ‘Star of Saim’, and  ‘Panama Pacific’) you can ask us what the waterlily is at a certain timeframe in the […]

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Waterlily Growing Area

Waterlily Growing Area

Nearly 80% of the waterlilies are now entering blooming size at our southern growing facility where most of our plants are shipped to homeowners and nurseries. Below are a few of the beds where the waterlilies are grown. We will post more in coming days but here are a few so that you can see […]

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Chinese Lotus: Glowing Clouds in Evening & Golden Horse with Jade Belt…

Chinese Lotus: Glowing Clouds in Evening & Golden Horse with Jade Belt…

Two more small (tea cup) or exquisite of bowl lotus have been added to the Pond Megastore 2011 Chinese Lotus Collection. Both being small  you want these in a small container with only about 4 inches of water over the root system. These make wonderful patio gardens and even tabletop gardens. The reason they are […]

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