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Ogon Sweet Flag

Sweet Flag

The hardy marginal, Sweet Flag, has a unique history specific to the time of past pioneer days. Sweet Flag favors shallow water, especially if it is moving. As groups and families were moving across the country in search of a new destination they were often forced to travel across large bodies of water which could often […]

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Morada Bay

Tropical Lily

Tropical lilies have round shiny leaves that always have crinkled or serrated edges that float on the water’s surface. Their leaves can be green or maroon and some have wonderfully colorful green mottling with darker shades of maroons or deep purples. The large dramatic blooms can get to 10” or more and usually very fragrant […]

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Holy fire lotus

Lotus

The lotus plant is native to Asia and represents India as its national flower. Lotus do not like the colder weather and must be moved to the deepest part of the pond where it is less likely to freeze. With warmer temperatures these beautiful flowers will bloom and add beauty to any pond! These spectacular […]

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2014-06-14 chrometella

Hardy Water Lily

The most recognizable aquatic plant is the water lily. They are adaptable to almost any water garden and produce extraordinary blossoms with an abundance of colors to choose from. Lily pads rest at the surface level of the water and provide shade for the pond and fish while providing a beautiful green background for the […]

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Black Gamecock

Iris

The aquatic Iris doesn’t always bloom the first year but once they get established they will greet you with blooms early every Spring about the same time as the land Iris. If you have several different colors you can extend your blooming time as they don’t usually all bloom at the same time. If you […]

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Aquatic Plants and Landscape plants arrival

Aquatic Plants We will be getting the plants in as fast as we can for your convenience. We’ll bring in the hardy lilies and hardy marginal first, especially the aquatic Iris. They don’t always bloom the first year but once they get established they will greet you with blooms early every Spring about the same […]

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The ‘Sacred’ Lotus and the ‘Blue Lotus’

The Lotus, as we know it, has been considered a Sacred Lotus going way back appearing in legends and art of the ancient Egyptian times. It is still considered sacred in Hinduism and Buddhism. It symbolizes purity, beauty majesty, fertility, wealth, richness, knowledge and serenity. Lotus are found mostly in white and shades of pink […]

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