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Water Lily Varieties

Water Lily Varieties

Hardy Water Lilies

Arc-En-Ciel

Shell-pink flowers. Unusal olive-green leaves, splashed with yellow, pink, cream or red. 4-5′ spread.

Attraction

Garnet-red flowers. Green leaves. Tolerant of water 40” deep, and will bloom in partial shade. 4-5′ spread.

Attorney Elrod

Deep-red, fragrant flowers stay open late. Small root systems makes it a good choice for container gardens. 3-4′ spread.

Barbara Dobbins

Soft-yellow flowers blushed with pink to apricot, stand high out of the water. Great Bloomer. 5-7′ spread.

Berit Strawn

Deep peach to pink flowers. Heavily mottled leaves. Small plant, great chioce for tub gardens. 2-4′ spread

Black Princess

Dark-red, peony shaped flowers the first day out, turning almost black by day three. 4-6′ spread.

Charlene Strawn

Light-yellow flowers, one of the most fragrant. Can tolerate partial shade. Mottled leaves. 3-5′ spread.

Charlie’s Choice

Blushed, bright-red flowers, darker at base. Dark green leaves, some mottling. Great for tub gardens. 2-3′ spread

Chromatella

Canary-yellow flowers. Very adaptable, can be grown 6 – 48” deep and in partial shade. Good for any size pond.

Clyde Ikins

Peachy-yellow, pink to apricot, double flowers. Blooms well late into the season. Strong fragrance. 6-8′ spread.

Colorado

Salmon-pink flowers stand 3-4” above the water. Blooms well late into the season. Mottled leaves. 3-5′ spread.

Conqueror

Tri-color, red inner petals, with pink and white on the outer petals. Can tolerate water 48” deep. 4′-5′ spread.

Cynthia Ann

Peach flowers stand 2-3” above water. Pleasant fragrance. Good for tub gardens and small ponds. 2-3′ spread.

Darwin

Pink, double, peony like flowers. A very nice pink, makes good cut flowers. Large green leaves. 4-6′ spread.

Denver

Creamy-yellow, double flowers. Slighty ovate, green leaves with faint mottling. Good bloomer. 3-4′ spread.

Ellisiana

Vibrant red flowers, with strong fragrance. Smaller lily, great chioce for container gardens. 2-3′ spread

Froebeli

Deep burgundy-red flowers. Green leaves, almost perfectly round. Great for tub gardens. 2′-3′ spread.

Georgia Peach

Beautiful peach flowers, lighten to yellow the last day, and stand 3-4” above water. Mottled leaves. 3-5′ spread.

Gloriosa

Candy-apple-red flowers, unbundant on established plants. Bronze new leaves mature to green. 4-5′ spread.,

Gonnere

Snow-white, multi-double flowers have a pleasant fragance, stay open later in the day. Green leaves. 3-4′ spread.

Helvola Pygmy

Abundant, 2-3” yellow flowers. 3-4” heavily mottled leaves. Smallest hybrid. Exceptional for contianer gardens.

Hermine

Paper-white flowers. Heart shaped lime green leaves. A great white for container gardens. 24”-30” spread..

Indiana

Apricot flowers, change to orange, then orange-red. Mottled leaves. Excellent for contianer gardens. 30” spread.

James Brydon

Brilliant rose-red flowers. Green leaves. Can be grown in water up to 48” and in partial shade. 3-4′ spread.

Joey Tomocik

One of the brightest yellows. Blooms are held high above the water. Tolerates water 48” deep. 4-5′ spread.

Laydekeri Fulgens

Vivid burgandy-red flowers. One of the first to bloom in spring and one of the last to stop in fall. 4-5′ spread.

Lemon Chiffon

Soft-yellow, double flowers, contrast well with dark-green, mottled leaves. Tolerant of part shade. 2-4′ spread.

Lily Pons

Medium to light-pink, mulit-double flowers.(up to 100 petals!) Blooms best when given room to grow. 4-6′ spread.

Little Sue

First day peach flowers darken to peach-orange with red streaking the third. Good for tub gardens. 2′-3′ spread.

Manee Red

Brilliant double red, fragrant flowers. Free Flowering with green pads. 4′-6′ Spread.

Mangkala Ubol

Fragrant, double petaled, peach flowers. Early bloomer, non stop from spring into fall. Mottled leaves. 3-5′ spread.

Mayla

Large, fragrant, fuchsia-pink flowers open wide and sit just on top of the water. Green to plum leaves. 6-8′ spread.

Meteor

A classic. Flowers are often described as glowing. Red inner petals, outer petals pink with white tips. 4-6′ spread.

Mexicana Pygmy

Small yellow flowers are held high above the water. Green pads with purple variegation. Great for container gardens.

Miss Siam

Shocking, electric-pink flowers contrast nicely with the solid green leaves. Prolific bloomer. 4-6′ spread.

Myra

Luminous, shell-pink outer petals, inside row yellow to orange. Will grow in water 6′ and shade tolerant. 3-5′ spread.

Patio Joe

Blushed, pinky-peach flowers held 3-4” above water. Nice fragrance. Green leaves, slight mottling. 3-5′ spread.

Paul Hariot

Inner orange petals, outer peach petals, deepen in color each day out. Great for container gardens. 2-4′ spread.

Perry’s Baby Red

Waxy, deep-red flowers. New purple leaves mature to green. Fantastic for container gardens. 20-30” spread.

Perry’s Double White

Pure white, double flowers. Free flowering. Very long bloom season. One of the best whites. 4-5′ spread.

Perry’s Fire Opal

Very rich-pink, fragrant flowers. Blooms well in restricted areas, making it useful in container gardens. 3-4′ spread.

Pink Grapefruit

Pink outer petals progress to soft yellow toward inner petals. Strong fragrance. Tolerates 48” water. 4–6′ spread.

Pink Opal

Coral-pink flowers,held 3-5” high above the water. Sweet Fragrance. Green, nearly round leaves. 2-3′ spread.

Pink Sensation

Rich, rosy-pink flowers stay open very late, longer than any of other hardy pinks. Green leaves. 3-4′ Spread.

Pink Sparkle

Flamboyant, pink, star shaped flowers. A tiny dancer with enthusiastic jazz hands. Blooms in part shade. 3-4′ spread.

Queen of Whites

Large, crisp, clean, white flowers. Will tolerate water 48” deep and partial shade. Great bloomer. 4-6′ spread.

Red Spider

Crinkled, frosted, red petals become deeper and more intense red toward the center. Mottle leaves. 2-3′ spread.

Siam Sunset

Fragrant flowers are sunny-peach to apricot, glowing yellow in the center. Heavy Bloomer. Mottled lvs. 3-4′ spread.

Sioux

Flower color deepens each day, yellow-apricot, apricot, then orange-red. Blooms stay open late. 3-4′ spread.

Steven Strawn

Bright red-orange flowers with yellow undertones toward outer petals. Dark green leaves with flecking. 3-5′ spread.

Sun Fire

Copius amounts of electrified hot-pink flowers with yellow or orange centers. Shade tolerant & 6′ depths. 4-5′ spread.

Super Red

Brilliant glowing-red flowers stay open later later in the day than most lilies. Good chioce for deep water. 5-6′ spread.

Sweet Pea

Bright-pink, cup-shaped flowers with uniquely rounded petals. Strong sweet anise or licorice smell. Tolerant of 6′ depths.

Tetragona

Pygmy White water lily. Smallest of all the white lilies. Exceptional for container gardens. 2-3′ Spread.

Okeechobee

Large, sulfur-yellow flowers. Plants found naturally in Florida. Tolerates part shade and water up to 6′. 4-6′ spread.

Texas Dawn

Profusions of large yellow, lemon scented flowers, held high above the water. Green, speckled leaves. 4-5′ spread.

Virginalis

White, immaculately conceived flowers are born in abundance as if by some sort of miracle. Reluctant spreader.

Walter Pagels

Ivory-white flowers stand just above the water. A nice small white lily suitable for container gardens. 2-3′ spread.

Wanvisa

Variable flowers. Salmon, orange-red, solid yellow, speckeld or a combo on individual petals. Amazing! 3-5′ spread.

Yellow Queen

Rich fragrant yellow flowers open earlier in the morning than other yellows. Nice heavily mottled leaves. 4-5′ spread.

Hardy Intersubgeneric Waterlilies
(Hybrids between Tropical and Hardy)

Fay Mcdonald

Variations thoughout the season of slate-blue, indigo to amethyst flowers. Sweet fragrance. Fantastic bloomer.

Purple Fantasy

Deep-purple flowers with yellow center are held high above the water. Contrasting green leaves. Prolific bloomer.

Tropic Star

Exotic, fuchsia-pink flowers with sunny yellow centers and tangerine-orange stamens. Prolific, fragrant blooms.

Violicious

Variable flower color ranges from royal-purple, violet, amethyst to blueberry. Profuse, fragrant flowers.

Siam Purple 2

Recognized as being the first hardy blue or violet hardy water lilies in the world. Lovely light purple flowers.

Queen Sirikit

Intense, royal-purple, cup shaped flowers. Green pads. Shy bloomer. Medium spread.

Tropical Waterlilies

Blue Aster

Electric Blue-Purple flowers. Beautiful green leaves with heavy maroon mottling. Good bloomer.

Green Smoke

Unique smokey-blue, flowers. pads are green with bronze flecking. 3-5′ spread. good bloomer.

Plum Crazy

Spectacular double, plum-purple flowers with a high petal count. Striking Maroon streaking on the pads.

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