Pygmy Lilies Suitable for small and/or shallow ponds
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These are very tiny and only suitable for shallow containers in full sun with little or no competition. Plant with water 10-20cm above the crown and use 2 litre baskets. Not recommended for beginners as they are weak and can be quite tricky. For small garden ponds you would almost certainly be better advised to choose a Small lily.

Typically, pygmy lilies do not become available until the water has warmed up in late May.

 
 
Pygmaea alba (white)
(Tetragona alba) A very small white flowered lily suitable for a half barrel or similar with 30cm or less water above the crown. Spread 40cm.


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£16.00
Pygmaea helvola (yellow)
A pretty dwarf lily for small containers with leaves very mottled with burgundy patches. Less than 25cm of water above crown, spread 40cm. Smallest of all the water lilies.


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£16.00
Pygmaea rubra (red)
A very small red lily with leaves also marked with crimson blotches; for small containers up to a half barrel size. Best in 30cm of water, spread 40cm. In slightly bigger pools consider Perrys Baby Red or Escarboucle.


• In stock
£16.00
 
 
 
     
   
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