Hardy Water Lilies Large Spread Hardy Water Lilies

Waterford Gardens 74 E. Allendale Rd. Saddle River NJ 07458
201 327-0721
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Nymphaea 'Charles De Meurville'

Extremely vigorous and free flowering red variety with blooms up to 8” across. One of the first to bloom in the spring.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Latour-Marliac Nursery 1931

Flowers:

Inner petals, dark pinkish red; outer petals, pink. Size: 6-8 in. Stellate shape. Slight fragrance.

Leaves:

Top, dark green; underside, dark green, light green veins.

Spread:

Medium to large spread.

Situation:

Full sun—5-6 hours.

Characteristics:

Marliac rhizome, very free flowering.

Notes:

Many petals are raised rather than flat. This lily is a good choice for a medium or large pond.
SKU Description Price Order
CDM Charles De Meurville Hardy Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Darwin'
Formerly ‘Hollandia’

The soft pink flowers have numerous petals for a full but delicate looking flower that can reach 6” across. The plant is very free flowering and can re-establish itself quickly.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Marliac 1909

Flowers:

Inner petal is light pink then deeper.Outer petal white, pinkish by third day. Flower size: 6-7.5 in. Slight fragrance.

Leaves:

Top, green; underside, green, new leaves brownish. Leaf round.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

5-6 hours full sun.

Characteristics:

Marliac rhizome, free flowering.

Notes:

Nymphaea ‘Darwin’ is a great favorite and makes a terrific cut flower.

SKU Description Price Order
DARW Darwin Hardy Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Mayla'

Shocking, brilliant deep fushsia flowers about 6” across that stand slightly above the water. Root stock requires a large pot or earth pond to establish and perform well.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Strawn 1993

Flowers:

Fuchsia pink throughout petals. Flower shape Stellate, then wide open. Flower size 5-6 in. Strong fragrance.

Leaves:

Top medium green, some leaves are plum colored, newer leaves deep plum, underside, reddish purple.

Spread:

Large spread.

Situation:

5-6 hours full sun.

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous, odorata rhizome, very free flowering.

Notes:

Known for its fascinating flower and leaf colors, it also boasts a large bloom that opens wide and sits just on top of the water surface.

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MAY Mayla Hardy Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Moon Dance'

A heavy blooming variety producing large white star shaped flowers 4” or more above the water surface. Nice speckled foliage with a large spread.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Florida Aquatic Nursery 1996

Flowers:

Creamy white petals and petaloids. Stellate flower shape. Flower size 6 in. Slightly sweet scent.

Leaves:

Top, olive green with chocolate and burgundy blotches; underside, grayish red with burgundy blotches. Oval leaf.

Spread:

Large spread.

Situation:

5-6 hours of direct sun.

Characteristics:

Free flowering, Marliac-odorata rhizome.

Notes:

“Moon Dance” won first prize in its category at the IWGS 2001 Banksian Trials.

SKU Description Price Order
MODA Moon Dance Hardy Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Pink Grapefruit'

Large 6-8” flowers with long narrow petals massed for a tri-colored effect, yellow in the very center, then an orange halo, then pink on the outside petals.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Strawn, year unknown

Flowers:

Grapefruit-pink. Flat, peony-shaped blooms of 6-8 in. Strong fragrance.

Leaves:

Green leaves with slightly mottled new growth.

Spread:

Large spread.

Situation:

5-6 hours direct sun.

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous, Marliac rhizome, very free flowering, perennial.

Notes:

A prolific bloomer, these blossoms stand 2-3 in. above the water surface.

SKU Description Price Order
HL714 Pink Grapefruit Hardy Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Sunny Pink'

Large pink flowers with oblong petals that open very wide and slightly above the water. Strong growth provides quick shade for the pond.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Kirk Strawn 1997

Flowers:

Peach or pink-grapefruit color. Peony shaped blooms of 6-10 in.

Leaves:

Flecked, green leaves.

Spread:

Large spread.

Situation:

5-6 hours direct sun.

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous, odorata rhizome, very free flowering .

Notes:

“Sunny Pink” is a very prolific large blooming waterlilly with a good blend of pink and yellow petals.

SKU Description Price Order
SUNP Sunny Pink Hardy Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Texas Dawn'

Exceptionally strong grower with large yellow blooms held a few inches above the water. Flowers open full and wide with an easy 7” across. Fast to re-establish offering multiple blooms at a time in its second year. Leaves have some light mottling.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Landon 1985

Flowers:

Inner petals, rich yellow; outer petals blushed pink. Stellate flower shape, long narrow petals. Flower size: 6-8 in. Fragrance is delightful, lemony.

Leaves:

Top, green, new leaves speckled purple; underside, purplish. Nearly round leaf.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

For best blooming, plants should have 5-6 hours of direct sun.

Characteristics:

Tuberosa-Marliac rhizome, very free flowering.

Notes:

“Texas Dawn” received the IWGS 1990 American Award.
SKU Description Price Order
TEX Texas Dawn Hardy Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart