Feed Shark Turbo Tagger

Water Garden Blog Water Lilies and Pond Plants Water Lilies and Pond Plants, Water Gardening

Subscribe Form

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 […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
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 […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
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 […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
3 New Lotus and more coming next week.

3 New Lotus and more coming next week.

Just added for 2011 from the suppliers at Pond Megastore are three new lotus from China. The lotus selection exploded last spring with over 50 new additions to the typical dozen or so common American varieties. The response was overwhelming, especially with consumers who are from countries where these lotus are so popular, namely Vietnam, […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
Jennifer Rebecca, by Ken Landon

Jennifer Rebecca, by Ken Landon

One of my very favorite waterlilies from Ken Landon he developed back around 1990 and has been in the trade for a few years. Jennifer Rebecca is a very deep red nightblooming waterlily that can stay open very late each morning and will not wilt as other deep red waterlilies do in the summer heat. […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
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 […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
Lotus in containers and water gardens

Lotus in containers and water gardens

Earlier this week we have added out 100th video. Most all now in high definition so we hope you can enjoy them in full screen to get a great view of some of the plants. I recently viewed the videos in HD on a 60 inch tv and the quality was remarkable if you choose […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
Extinct Waterlily Species N. capensis var Zanzibariensis

Extinct Waterlily Species N. capensis var Zanzibariensis

Still alive in choice collections such as the International Waterlily Collection and a few growers for crossing hybrids. This African native waterlily species is extinct in nature. Species waterlilies are important as you cannot develop strong hybrids the further away from the species material that you have. You begin getting mutations and poor plant qualities. […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
Pond Outlaws, Texas water plant legislation to sweep more states.

Pond Outlaws, Texas water plant legislation to sweep more states.

[UPDATE 1/27/2011: see the Jan 27th post where the Plant Ban is currently pulled from becoming new law] Water Garden regulation is about to sweep the nation. Texas is finalizing the white list of approved Aquatic Plants. Soon all Taro (over 100 types of Elephant ears), Papyrus, Cattails, Creeping Jenny, and a number of other […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark
Peach Blow –  Viviparous Waterlilies

Peach Blow – Viviparous Waterlilies

Peach Blow, one of our best selling pink waterlilies, a mildly viviparous hybrid created by George Pring. It’s date of origin and publication is 1941. It has peach pink yellow petals shaped in a round shape. It has light green pads. With a recent visit with Longwood Gardens Waterlily expert Patrick Nutt he mentioned what a […]

Print Friendly
| More
Share/Bookmark