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Lotus Seedling with Tony Moore

Today Tony Moore, creator of such new waterlilies as the incredible Ruby Star and Black Cherry shares a lotus seedling growing out of the seed. Enjoy in full screen.

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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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Well Fed Waterlilies…

Well Fed Waterlilies…

How do your waterlilies perform? Most comercially available new varieties of waterlilies are pretty good bloomers, as are many old ones. Many tropical waterlilies will have an enormous amount of blooms when properly planted. 1. Do you have the right size container?A two gallon container is pretty standard for medium water gardens but most lilies […]

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‘TANZANITE’ Waterlily Has Arrived

‘TANZANITE’ Waterlily Has Arrived

Would you like to have some nice waterlilies sold locally? Pond Megastore and Champion Bay Aquatics will be adding Tanzanite and about 8 other waterlilies to a list close to 200 other water lilies this spring which are shipped wholesale grown / blooming size to Garden Centers and Landscapers all over the United States.  Tanzanite […]

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Help keep the Water Garden Plants safe

Help keep the Water Garden Plants safe

The water garden industry is  moderately regulated due to some invasive plants that have a tendency to invade native waters when hobbyists and collectors discard them in waterways. The “former” aquarium trade which is more widespread helped to release many submerged aquatics across North America for more than a century. Today with the internet most […]

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Winter Hardy Waterlilies: Helvola, Andreana, and Gloriosa

Winter Hardy Waterlilies: Helvola, Andreana, and Gloriosa

It has been some time since we took a look at some hybrid waterlilies. Today we are going to look at three more. The first is N. Helvola. A wonderful dwarf variety. Dwarf waterlilies should not be planted too deep, they can do just fine from a few inches to close to two feet deep. […]

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LOTUS removing an established area.

LOTUS removing an established area.

Bill Bancroft brought “Peach with Raindrops” a hybrid lotus to a farm pond on his property that had not had any lotus introduced to it. The lotus began spreading quickly along the shore and by the following summer had established an area a couple hundred feet in diameter. Luckily he told me there was nothing to […]

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