Tropical Water Lilies Medium Spread Tropical Lilies

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

Light blue flowers that seem to change from blue to white to pink in the blink of an eye. Viviparous and a great bloomer.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Meeks 2003 (Waterford Gardens)

Flowers:

Light blue flower at center fading toward a pink color at the tips, that can reach 7”.

Leaves:

Pads are green and about 9” across.

Spread:

Medium spread

Situation:

Full sun

Characteristics:

Viviparous and a great bloomer.

Notes:

Nymphaea ‘Blink’ is free flowering which makes it a good choice for any medium to large pond.

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BLK Blink Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Carla's Sonshine'

Its numerous deep yellow flowers displayed above the mottled leaves makes this a great addition to any size pond

Hybridizer/Founder:

Florida Aquatic Nursery 2001

Flowers:

Deep yellow, cuplike, size 5-6 in. Sweetly scented.

Leaves:

Top, green with medium burgundy mottling, underside, green with heavy red blotches. Nearlly round leaf size 12-12.5 in.

Spread:

Medium spread

Situation:

Full sun.

Characteristics:

Free flowering, viviparous.

Notes:

This is the first yellow viviparous waterlily to be hybridized in years.

SKU Description Price Order
CSS Carla's Sonshine Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Charles Thomas'

Light blue stellate flowers on compact plants with heavily mottled viviparous leaves. Profuse bloomer, even in shade. Good choice for large tub gardens and small ponds.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Wood 1985

Flowers:

Petal color sky blue. Sepal color light blue, darker blue veins. Stellate shape. Size 5-6 in. Very pleasant fragrance.

Leaves:

Green top, heavily mottled and blotched purple, underside, green, purple blotches. Nearly round leaf.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun, 6 to 12” waterdepth over top of pot.

Characteristics:

Viviparous. Very free flowering

Notes:

With its magnificently mottled leaves, Nymphaea “Charles Thomas” is one of the finest blue tropicals.

SKU Description Price Order
CT Charles Thomas Tropical Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Charlie's Pride'

Charles Winch of Australia has produced many great lilies and this one keeps with his high standards. This medium growth lily with solid green leaves produces an abundance of multi petal blooms with narrow petals in a vibrant deep pink.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Winch 1993

Flowers:

Deep pink. Flower size: 4-6 in.

Leaves:

Solid green.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun.

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous. Free flowering.

Notes:

Good for medium to large ponds.

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CHPR Charlie's Pride Tropical Water Lily $ 55.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Crystal'

Although classified as a medium grower, this plant is adaptable to any size pond, even tub gardens, without sacrificing bloom quantity

Bryne

Flowers:

Pure white. Star -shaped.blooms of 4-6 in.

Leaves:

Green with maroon streaks

Spread:

Medium to large spread.

Situation:

Full sun for at least six hours.

Characteristics:

Viviparous.

Notes:

Good for medium to large ponds.

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CRY Crystal Tropical Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Director Moore'

Deep violet/blue with a stunning yellow center that no photo can do justice to. This lily is by far one of the best performing lilies, even blooming well in shade. It’s easy to see why this is our number one seller every year.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Pring 1941

Flowers:

Petals deep violet-blue. Shape is wide-open star after first day. Size 7-10”, with a delightful fragrance.

Leaves:

Green top, a few purple blotches and mottles, underside, rich royal purple, green veins. Almost round.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun, 6 to 12” waterdepth over top of pot.

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous, very free flowering.

Notes:

Director Moore’s blooms are of the richest violet imaginable and are borne very freely.

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DMOO Director Moore Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Greensmoke'

An enchanting beauty that must be seen to be appreciated. The chartreuse petals help balance and blend the yellow center with the blue tips. Add a heavenly fragrance and you’ll see why this is always in short supply. Leaves are lightly mottled.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Randig 1965

Flowers:

Inner petals, greenish yellow, tipped blue; outer petals blue. Cuplike shape. Size 5-6 in.

Leaves:

Top greenish, faint purple blotches, new leaves bronzy, faintly blotched purple, underside, green, prominent violet mottling, new leaves pinkish, many violet flecks and mottles.

Spread:

Medium spread

Situation:

Full sun, 6 to 12” waterdepth over top of pot.

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous. Free flowering.

Notes:

Nymphaea “Green Smoke” has a most unusual color, making it very desirable for both medium and large pools.

SKU Description Price Order
GS Greensmoke Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Islamorada'

A unique lily with creamy white spots scattered on large purple flowers that become more pronounced with age. Easy to grow. Cold and shade tolerant. Can be grown indoors over the winter.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Florida Aquatic Nursery 1998

Flowers:

Purple with white spots throughout. Sepal color: Inner, purple with a yellow base and violet blue tips. Size 4-6 in. Sweetly scented.

Leaves:

Top olive green, underside, red purple covered with dark purple specks. Oval leaf.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun. 6 to 12” water depth over top of pot.

Characteristics:

Very free flowering. Viviparous.

Notes:

Named after one of the Florida Keys, Nymphaea “Islamorada” means purple isle. It is strongly viviparous and somewhat cold tolerant.

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ISL Islamorada Tropical Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Jack Wood'

Large rich hot pink to nearly red blooms “pop” against solid green pads.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Wood 1972

Flowers:

Raspberry red blooms. Shape stellate, long sepals. Size 8-10 in.

Leaves:

Green top with some purple blotches on new leaves, underside reddish. Leaves nearly round.

Spread:

Medium spread

Situation:

Full sun, 6 to 12” water depth over top of pot.

Characteristics:

Nonvivparous, very free flowering

Notes:

This is one of the most striking waterlilies ever developed Nymphaea “Jack Wood” is recommended for medium and large ponds. It can even be used in small ponds if planted in a 10” pot to restrict growth.

SKU Description Price Order
JACK Jack Wood Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Lindsey Woods'

The plants shiny black buds open to a glowing purple with dark purple streaking. Leaves are lightly mottled and viviparous.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Nelson 2000

Flowers:

Deep purple. Platter shaped blooms of 4-6 in.

Leaves:

Green leaves with purple spots.

Spread:

Medium spread

Situation:

Full sun.

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous.

Notes:

Good for medium to large ponds.

SKU Description Price Order
LW Lindsey Woods Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Miami Rose'

The heavily petaled flowers are a full star, which is somewhat unique and eye catching.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Florida Aquatic Nursery 1999

Flowers:

Raspberry red. Size 4-6 in. Shape, stellate Sweetly scented fragrance.

Leaves:

Top, rich green heavily splashed with burgundy. Underside , light green covered with burgundy and purple blotches. Oval leaf. Margins are serrated and undulating.

Spread:

Medium to large spread.

Situation:

Full sun.

Characteristics:

Free flowering. Nonviviparous.

Notes:

This plant is a good addition to any size pond.

SKU Description Price Order
MR Miami Rose Tropical Water Lily $ 55.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Panama Pacific'

Deep plum blossoms on a compact plant. Tolerates shade and cool temperatures with ease. Can also bloom all winter in a greenhouse.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Tricker 1914

Flowers:

Deep violet-purple. Sepal color purple.Cuplike, then stellate. Size 5.6-6 in. Very sweet fragrance.

Leaves:

Top, green, underside, purple, new leaves green then red, all heavily mottled purple. Nearly round.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun, 6 to 12” waterdepth over top of pot.

Characteristics:

Viviparous, very free flowering.

Notes:

One of the viviparous varieties and among the hardiest of the tropicals. Produces young plants freely in the middle of its pads.

SKU Description Price Order
PANA Panama Pacific Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Pink Pearl'

Old classic variety with light Silver Pink Blossoms.

Hybridizer/Founder:

August Koch 1938

Flowers:

Light bright silver pink cup shaped flowers on tall stems. Stamens are yellow

Leaves:

Pads are olive green with reddish brown under-side.

Spread:

Medium spread

Situation:

Full sun

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous

Notes:

Nymphaea ‘Pink Pearl’ is free flowering which makes it a good choice for any medium to large pond.

SKU Description Price Order
PP Pink Pearl Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Queen of Siam'

Raspberry pink flowers and heavy chocolate-mottled leaves come together to make a very striking plant. Very similar to Evelyn Randig only more compact growth and more tolerant of shade.

Hybridizer/Founder:

?

Flowers:

Pink with green in the outer petals. Double, star-shaped blooms of 6-8 in.

Leaves:

Highly mottled leaves.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun.

Characteristics:

Viviparous. Asian origin.

Notes:

Good for medium to large ponds.

SKU Description Price Order
QOS Queen of Siam Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Ruby'

A strong bloomer with rich magenta flowers on compact plants, good for tubs to medium sized ponds. Solid green leaves. Viviparous.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Suwannee Labs l994

Flowers:

Dark raspberry-pink. Platter shaped blooms of 4-6 in.

Leaves:

Solid green

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun.

Characteristics:

Viviparous.

Notes:

SKU Description Price Order
RUB Ruby Tropical Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Shirley Bryne'

Rosy pink flowers produced in abundance above solid green viviparous leaves. Compact grower tolerates shade and cool temperatures

Hybridizer/Founder:

Suwannee Labs 1990

Flowers:

Deep pink with yellow centers. Cup-shaped blooms of 4-6 in.

Leaves:

Solid green.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun.

Characteristics:

A strong bloomer. Highly viviparous.

Notes:

Good for medium ponds

SKU Description Price Order
SB Shirley Bryne Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Star of Siam'

Vibrant blue flowers with extended white stamens give a star effect to the flower’s center. The main attraction for the plant is the heavily chocolate splashed leaves that make it a favorite with pond owners.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Sacher

Flowers:

Vibrant blue star- or cup-shaped blooms of 4-6 in.

Leaves:

Mottled leaves.

Spread:

Medium to large spread

Situation:

Full Sun

Characteristics:

Nonviviparous.

Notes:

Good for medium to large ponds.

SKU Description Price Order
SOS Star of Siam Tropical Water Lily $ 45.00 Add To Cart
Nymphaea 'Tina'

Intense deep blue flowers bloom late into the fall on compact growth. Adaptable to shade and small ponds.

Hybridizer/Founder:

Van Ness Water Gardens 1974

Flowers:

Petal color deep violet-purple. Sepal color outer two-thirds purple, base greenish. Size 4-5.6 in. Very nice fragrance.

Leaves:

Top Green. New leaf bronzy, underside, light red or pink, prominent green veins.

Spread:

Medium spread.

Situation:

Full sun, 6 to 12” waterdepth over top of pot.

Characteristics:

Viviparous, very free flowing

Notes:

Although this waterlily has relatively few petals, it is one of the most satisfactory waterlilies for the small pond or tub garden.

SKU Description Price Order
TIN Tina Tropical Water Lily $ 40.00 Add To Cart