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Hardy Pond Lily

    …fish. For ponds up to 50 square feet we recommend 6-12 floating plants 2 bog plants 5 submerged plants and 1 water lily. * Is it Warm Enough: Climates are different throughout the nation which influences the types of plants that can be grown in those areas. The USDA publishes a hardiness zone map to…
    …zone. * Water Lilies: Available in hardy cold weather tolerant and tropical varieties lilies are sure to please. Hardy water lilies are perennials and they will bloom all summer long on the pond's surface. They have smooth waxy leaves that are rounded at the edges. Tropical lilies have very fragrant…
    …in your zone. What to Do: * Hardy Plants: Hardy water lilies submerged plants and other plants geared for your hardiness zone are pretty easy to winterize. Remove the foliage after the first hard frost then gently sink your hardy plants to the deepest part of the pond and they will go dormant until…
    …fall into a dormant state. To winterize hardy plants use your pruning tools to trim off dead foliage just above the soil. If your plants are in pots move the pot to the pond's bottom to protect the roots from freezing temperatures. For tropical water lilies floating plants or other temperature…