The water lily is the quintessential pond plant providing shade for your pond and beautiful blooms all at the same time. So are you taking care of your favorite pond plant?
Use these tips to ensure your water lily is healthy and not stressed:
Plant in a heavy clay loam. (not potting soil.)
Fertilize with a controlled release fertilizer every growing season.
Divide and repot every other season.
Keep in mind a stressed water lily can attract aphids and other pests and diseases. Use these tips to keep your water lily healthy and blooming heavily. This will ensure a healthy plant!