We have a small selection of pond lilies this year. Like what you see? Please support us as we build up our inventory and facilities to continue my father's (Wiltrout Nursery's) legacy.
Marginal plants add shape and definition to any size pond. Most marginals will grow in sun to partial shade with water up to a few inches over the pots. We suggest using a mix of hardy and tropical plants, as the tropicals will delight you with a continuous show of flowers until frost.
This very hardy plant likes several inches of water over its crown. If you plant it directly into the pond, it will spread widely.
Larger, tropical species of Sagitaria provides continuous flowers. Happiest with several inches of water over the crown.
One of the best native perennial pond plants, Hardy to zone 3, plant into the shallow part of your pond or up to 6" above the water line.
Another great native option. Give this one 2- 6" water over the pot.
This versatile plant can be used for everything from perennial groundcover to hanging baskets. In your pond, give it up to 2" of water over the crown or plant it in a damp space near the falls.
This early spring native perennial loves to brighten up damp muddy areas along your pondside. Plant this one directly into the ground, keeping the crown above water.
This little creeper is ideal for edges and floating islands. No more than 2 inches water over the crown.
Fun low-growing lily pops up bright flowers periodically throughout the summer. Keep the top of the pot several inches above the water line. Also suitable in containers or indoors. Keep warm and dormant over winter.
Probably our best selling flowering tropical. Keep this one's crown several inches above the water.
This very versatile plant can be used in your garden border or containers, or placed into your pond. Dwarf umbrella palm likes up to 2" of water over its pot, the larger variety can take up to 6" of water.
This wonderful shade plant has been specially adapted for your shallow pond areas. Continuous flowers, for shade only. Keep the top of the pot an inch above water.
Fun, low-growing lily pops up big flowers throughout the summer. Keeep the top of the pot several inches above the water line. Also suitable for containers or indoors. Keep warm and dormant over winter.
Gorgeous addition to larger ponds. Full sun. Keep the crown 3-4" above water for best results.
This gorgeous tropical is another versatile plant, happy in either the garden containers or a pond. Keep the top of the soil 4" above water. LIkes partial shade.
Nice perennial water plant for sun or part shade. Likes 2" water over crown, suitable for planting permanently into ponds.
This multi purpose plant loves damp places. Keep its crown 4-5" above water.
Multi purpose plant grows naturally in damp soil. Will overwinter and also seeds down readily in damp soil. Up to 2 inches water over crown.
Smaller variety of Cyperus stays around 18" tall. Crown can be up to 2" below water.
Plants indicated with a * are versatile plants that can grow in either garden or pond.