Grower's Choice Hardy Water Lilies

  • 150416 - The Pond Guy® Choice Hardy Water Lily - White
  • $24.99
  • 150415 - The Pond Guy® Choice Hardy Water Lily - Pink
  • $24.99
  • 150417 - The Pond Guy® Choice Hardy Water Lily - Yellow
  • $24.99
  • 150418 - The Pond Guy® Choice Hardy Water Lily - Peach/Orange
  • $24.99
  • 150419 - The Pond Guy® Choice Hardy Water Lily - Red
  • $24.99
  • 150420 - The Pond Guy® Choice Hardy Water Lily - Color Changing
  • $24.99
  • Mix & Match 3 For $59!
  • Enjoy Summer Long Blooms
  • Increase Shade Across Pond Surface
  • Promote Natural Filtration

The Pond Guy® Grower's Choice Hardy Water Lily's are a terrific bargain. This lily collection contains the same great hardy water lilies that we normally sell, only the water lilies chosen specifically for you by the color listed on them and are not marked with what cultivator (brand name) they are.

Aquatic Plants & Snails are excluded from free shipping offers and will ship separately from all other items. Please click here for shipping rates.

Tech Specs

Usage Information

Replacement Parts

Here are the replacement parts for Grower's Choice Hardy Water Lilies.

Hardy Water Lily Growers Choice: Red, Pink, White, Yellow, Peach, Orange, Color-Changing
Grower's Choice Water Lilies
Plant Type Water Lily
Hardiness Zones 4 to 11
Growing Light Full Sun To Partial Shade
Flower Colors Available Color-Changing, Peach/Orange, Pink, Red, White, Yellow
Bloom Time Spring to Frost
Plant Size Varies

Mail Order: What To Expect

Plants you receive by mail need time to adjust. Your lilies will arrive as: Bare Root (only root and little to no foliage). Upon arrival, they may not appear lush but given time & proper care, they will flourish!

Planting Instructions

The rhizome (root) of your water lily needs to be positioned in the aquatic planting media so that the cut end tuber is against the side of the planting container, not in the middle. This gives the root as much room as possible to spread across the pot. Place planting container at the bottom of the pond in up to 18" of depth allowing a minimum of ten inches of water to cover the soil surface.


Water lilies should be fertilized throughout the growing season. CrystalClear® Thrive™ Aquatic Plant Fertilizer or TetraPond® LilyGro™ Aquatic Plant Food or Laguna Plant Grow Fertilizer Spikes can be pushed into the soil at planting time and from April through August, following all manufacturers' recommendation for fertilizer application rates.

Plant Maintenance

For best results, trim or prune as leaves and flowers begin to turn yellow or brown, remove them completely, discarding them to keep as much excess organic material out of water-body as possible.

Winter Care

After the first hard frost, remove lily pads. Sink water lilies to the deepest portion of your pond for winter.

Weeds Treated

The first step towards effectively treating any pond weed is proper identification. Grower's Choice Hardy Water Lilies is recommended for use against each of the weeds listed below. Click on your desired weed for more information and alternate control options.

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Gorgeous Blooms
May 15, 2011 | By Kelly Banks
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If you want gorgeous colorful blooms in your pond, these are the lilies to get. i purchased the pink, yellow and the peach-orange lilies and am very happy I did. Very good quality

All died
Jul 19, 2011 | By Steve M
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I bought the lilies, the baskets, the gravel and the vitamins. Nothing came up. I was told later that the water was too deep at 2 feet. I feel so stupid and wish I knew better

Wonderful Lilies
Sep 29, 2011 | By BJ Baker
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I bought a red one, and the color of the flower is beautiful and vibrant. It is growing very well in my pond, it has great roots and also pretty leaves that last longer than my other Lilies that I got from my grandmother.

Caution: Over planting Advice
Apr 22, 2015 | By ken weiler
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I purchased from you some time ago plain white water lilies for my upper pond. They thrived and provided beautiful blossoms, cover for my fish and lily pads for my frogs. However, hardy water lilies are aggressive growers and have always out grown the pots I plant them in. I leave them in the pond to overwinter to provide cover for the fish. However my three plants in my 8 x 8 18 inch deep pond by late August cover almost 3/4 of the water surface which it 2/3 too much. Also, each April when I remove the pots to re-soil and thin out I discover the roots are several feet long and have grown stems almost three inches thick which I needed a bow saw to cut out. Caution: Based on your pond size, lean towards under planting. The lily's will fill in nicely.

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