Plant Family Guides: Nymphaea---Water-Lilies Guides
Dwarf and Miniature Hardy Water Lilies
Dwarf and Miniature Hardy Water Lilies are ideally suited to growing in small ponds, tubs or container gardens in a sheltered, sunny site. Blooming from early summer to early fall, they grow mainly in 6-18 in. of water (15-45 cm).
Medium to Large Hardy Water Lilies
Medium to Large Hardy Water Lilies are ideally suited to growing in large or medium-sized garden ponds in a sheltered, sunny site. Blooming from early summer to early fall, they grow mainly in 12-36 in. of water (30-90 cm).
Profuse Blooming Hardy Water Lilies
These hardy water lilies are profuse bloomers that work well in small, medium or large ponds. To promote more blooms, make sure you follow these rules
Shade Tolerant Hardy Water Lilies
Most water lilies typically need a minimum of six hours of direct sunlight in order to produce their spectacular blooms. However, some will flower in part shade with between 4-6 hours of sunlight daily. None grow in deep shade with less than 3 hours of sunlight each day.
Nymphaea (Water Lilies)
The world of water lilies is rich in color palette, shapes, sizes, blooming patterns and growing periods. There is literally a water lily for every pond, large container, tub or water garden.
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