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Waterlilies and Lotuses Published 2005

In this fully updated work, Perry Slocum describes nearly 500 species and cultivars of the crowning jewels of water gardens, the Waterlilies and Lotuses. This book includes more than 130 of the best new hybrids.

All species and the major cultivars, including day- and night-blooming tropical and hardy Waterlilies and Lotuses, are described along with the author's and hybridizers' comments on the best landscape uses for each plant.

Although the genera Nymphaea and Nelumbo receive special emphasis, a chapter is also devoted to the other genera in the waterlily family, Nuphar, Victoria, Euryale, Barclaya, and Ondinea. In addition to his achievements as a hybridizer,

Slocum was an award-winning nature photographer. Waterlilies and Lotuses is illustrated with 350 stunning color photographs of these exotic beauties, with more than 100 photos published here for the first time. With information on hardiness, including maps for Europe and the United States, and an extensive list of suppliers of water gardening plants and equipment in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, Waterlilies and Lotuses is a truly definitive resource for water gardeners the world over.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 260 pp.
  • Book dimensions: 7.38 x 10.38 inches
  • Illustrations: 327 color photos, 35 b/w illustrations, and 2 maps
  • Publisher: Timber Press

Waterlilies and Lotuses
Only $32.00 ea.

Water Garden Plants

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants

"Authors, Greg and Sue Speichert are fonders of Water Gardening magazine, and the American Water Garden Society. They write frequently on water gardening for several magazines in addition to their own. Greg Holds a degree in horticulture from Purdue. Sue is editor of their Water Gardening magazine.

"Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants is the definitive photographic reference to the full range of plants available to the water gardener. More than seven years in the making...this book promises to be the bible for the selection and cultivation of every water garden plant.

"This volume includes hundreds of water garden plants often overlooked in other books, such as marginal [shallow water] plants, floating plants, bog plants, and submerged plants. Of course, waterlilies and lotuses are described in detail as well. The encyclopedia is unique in its thorough horticultural treatment of the plants described and pictured in the pages, offering complete information on hardiness, culture, propagation, and pest and diseases.

"With more than 700 beautiful color photos and helpful introductory chapters on pots, soils, and fertilizers, this volume is a one-stop reference for important information on and identification of hundreds of [water] garden plants. Homeowners, keen gardeners, and water garden professionals will find the Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants an indispensable resource."

From the book's dust jacket.

  • Hardcover: 388 pages
  • Published: April 2004
  • Dimensions: 11.25 inches x 8.75 inches
  • Publisher: Timber Press

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants
Only $40.00 ea.

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How to Build a LivingPond DVD

Create a Beautiful Pond in Your Backyard

Savio LivingPond designs and equipment work in harmony to create low maintenance, living water gardens. This informative video provides everything you need to know to create a medium sized water garden in your own backyard. All information is based on the expertise of industry professionals. Build a pond that you will enjoy for decades.

Running time: 20 minutes

Includes information on:

  • Planning
  • Optimal placement
  • Excavation
  • Equipment installation (utilizing the Savio SkimmerFilter and Savio LivingPonds Filter)
  • Waterfall Construction
  • Planting Bogs
  • Patching Liner

How to Build a LivingPond DVD
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lotus bookLotus Know It and Grow It

by Kelly Billing and Paula Biles

This booklet produced by the IWGS (International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society) is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to learn about the beautiful Lotus (Nelumbo) plants. Paperback, 5.5" x 8.5", 47 pages.


  • Botanical Background
  • Cultivation
  • Landscape Uses
  • Lotus Timeline
  • Other Uses
  • Cultural Traditions
  • Lotus Lore

Lotus Know It and Grow It
Only $25.00 ea.

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