Hardy Water Lilies Grown, Sold, and Installed by Neptune's Water Gardens
Nymphaea “Mayla“ Hardy
from zone 4-11. Plant Size:
Large. Bred by Dr. Kirk
Stawn 1993, flower is a pure
pink, 5“- 8“ across. Has a
spread of 5'- 10', odorata
root system. Leaves are
green to dark green. Will
grow in 1' to 2.5' of water.
Best to grow in 1.5' of water.
Flower stands 3“ to 6“
above waters surface once
plant is matured. Very large
and showy. Appears to start
blooming early in the
season and should stay
strong until the fall.
Definitely is one of the top
producers. Think large
when you get this one. Full
sun
Mayla
Joey Tomocik
Yellow Pygmy
Nymphaea “Joey Tomocik “
Hardy from zone 4-11. Plant
Size: Medium. Bred by Strawn
1993, flower is a soft yellow, 4
“- 6“ across. Has a spread of
4'- 7', marliac root system.
Leaves are slightly mottled
green with reddish freckles.
Will grow in 6“ to 2.5' of water.
Best to grow in 1.5' of water.
You can use a 2 to 3 gallon
container to grow this one.
Named for the curator of
Denver Botanic Gardens
daughter Joey, this yellow
hardy waterlily is great for any
size water garden or pond.  
Full sun
Nymphaea "Yellow Pygmy".
Hardy from zone 4-11. Plant
Size: Small. Bred by Latour
Maliac 1879, flower is a soft
yellow, 2”-3” across. Has a
spread of 1.5’-3’, marliac
root system. Leaves are
slightly mottled Will grow in
6” to 1.5’ of water. Best to
grow in 10” of water. You
can use a 1 to 2 gallon
container to grow this one.
Great miniature for a small
pond or patio container.
Extremely good bloomer
flower. This is one of the
oldest hybrids known in the
water lily world. Full sun
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Nymphaea “Mangkala Ubol“
Hardy from zone 4-11. Plant
Size: Medium-Large. Bred
byNopchai Charnsilp 1997,
flower is light-peach, 5“- 8“
across. Has a 3'- 8' spread,
tuberosa-odorata root
system. Leaves are green
and are very mottled. Will
grow in 1' to 3' of water. Best
to grow in 1.5' of water.  
Spectacular peach bloomer
holding its blooms 6“ above
the waters surface.
Produces a good spread
with mottled leaves. Must
have in any pond. Full sun
Mangkala Ubol
Nymphaea “Chromatella“
Hardy from zone 4-11. Plant
Size: Medium. Bred by
Latour Maliac 1887, flower is
a soft yellow, 4“- 6“ across.
Has a spread of 4'- 7',
marliac root system. Leaves
are slightly mottled green
with reddish freckles. Will
grow in 6“ to 2.5' of water.
Best to grow in 1.5' of water.
You can use a 2 to 3 gallon
container to grow this one.
This is one of the oldest
hybrids known in the water
lily world. Blooms late in the
year and good grower. One
for the collector. Full sun
Chromatella
Nymphaea “Arc-en-Ciel“
Hardy from zone 4-11. Plant
Size: Medium-large. Bred by
Latour Marliac 1901, flower
white with a hint of pink, 4“- 6
“ across. Has a 3' to 6'
spread, odorato root system.
Leaves are very mottled with
colors of red,pink green and
white. Will grow in 6“ to 3' of
water. Best to grow in 1.5' of
water. Good for liner pond or
earthen. Spreads pretty
rapidly in an earthen
environment. This plant is
not known for its awe
inspiring blooms. The leaves
are the reason this is one of
the most popular plants that
we sell. No two leaves are
the same There is nothing
else like it. This is defiantly
one you have to add to your
collection.. Full sun
Arc en Ciel
Almost Black
Perry's Baby Red
Nymphaea “Almost Black“
Hardy from zone 4-11. Plant
Size: Medium-large. Bred by
Perry Slocum 1993, flower has
very dark almost black center
out petals are dark red. 5“- 8“
across. Has a spread of 4'- 8',
marliac root system. Leaves
are dark green and are very
sturdy. Will grow in 6“ to 2' of
water. Best to grow in 1.5' of
water. You can use a 2 to 3
gallon container to grow this
one. If you are wanting a deep
red waterlily well this is the
one. I have never seen
anything even close to it.
Good bloomer and grows well.
Good for container or earthen
pond. Will gradually spread.
Full sun
Nymphaea “Perry's Baby Red
“ Hardy from zone 4-11.
Plant Size: Miniature. Bred
by Perry Slocum 1989,
flower is a deep red, 2“- 3“
across. Has a 1' to 3'
spread, small odorato root
system. Leaves are dark
green 3“ to 5“across. Will
grow in 4' to 1.5' of water.
Best to grow in 10“ of water.
You can use a one gallon
container to grow this one.
Good for a small pond or
whiskey barrel. Great true
red variety. Excellent
bloomer. Full sun
Wanvisa
Nymphaea “Attraction“ Hardy
from zone 4-11. Plant Size:
Medium-large. Bred by
Latour Marliac 1910, flower
has red center and looks as
if the outer tops of petals
were lightly spray painted
white, 5“- 8“ across. Has a
spread of 4'- 8', marliac root
system. Leaves are green to
dark green. Will grow in 6“ to
2.5' of water. Best to grow in
1.5' of water. You can use a
2 to 3 gallon container to
grow this one. Good one for
an earthen pond will mostly
stay in clumps with a gradual
spread. This one will get a
very large rhizome. Good
bloomer and grower. Full sun
Attraction
Nymphaea “Marliaceae albida
“ Hardy from zone 4-11.
Plant Size: Medium-large.
Bred by Latour Marliac 1901,
flower white with a hint of
pink, 4“- 6“ across. Has a 3'
to 6' spread, odorato root
system. Leaves are very
mottled with colors of red,
pink green and white. Will
grow in 6“ to 3' of water. Best
to grow in 1.5' of water.
Good for liner pond or
earthen. Spreads pretty
rapidly in an earthen
environment. This plant is
not known for its awe
inspiring blooms. The leaves
are the reason this is one of
the most popular plants that
we sell. No two leaves are
the same There is nothing
else like it. This is defiantly
one you have to add to your
collection.. Full sun
Marliaceae
albida
Tetragona
Sioux
Small cup-shaped white
blooms and green leaves with
purple blotches.  Smallest of
all water lilies.
Nymphaea “Perry's Baby Red
“ Hardy from zone 4-11.
Plant Size: Miniature. Bred
by Perry Slocum 1989,
flower is a deep red, 2“- 3“
across. Has a 1' to 3'
spread, small odorato root
system. Leaves are dark
green 3“ to 5“across. Will
grow in 4' to 1.5' of water.
Best to grow in 10“ of water.
You can use a one gallon
container to grow this one.
Good for a small pond or
whiskey barrel. Great true
red variety. Excellent
bloomer. Full sun
Nymphaea “Nymphea
Odorata“ Hardy from zone 4-
11. Plant Size: Large. Its own
species native to North
America, flower pure white, 4
“- 8“ across. Has a 4'-10'
spread, odorata root system.
Leaves are green. Will grow
in 6“ to 3' of water. Best to
grow in 1.5“- 2“ of water. You
can use a 2 to 5 gallon
container for this one. Will
grow and spread well in an
earthen pond. I think it's the
best white hardy. One of the
best hardy bloomers and
growers. Starts off growing
earlier than most other
varieties. Very fragrant and
will grow in shade. Full sun
Nymphea
Odorata
Helvola