Watergarden Paradise

Aquatic Nursery

New & Recent Releases

Some of our new season and recent releases. Includes both pond products and interesting rare plants that has been growing in our plant collection. Quantities are limited for some new release plants.


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Cyperus percamenthus

Cyperus percamenthus (King Tut Papyrus / Dwarf Giant Papyrus)
NEW RELEASE! An interesting plant with similar features to Cyperus papyrus except for the height - it grows to about 2ft or 3ft tall. Great for the smaller water gardens. Deciduous over winter and not as hardy as Cyperus papyrus. Sometimes listed as Cyperus papyrus cv. 'King Tut' in overseas catalogues. Rare.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $35.00 each

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Iris 'Beguiling Eyes' (Louisiana Iris)
Iris 'Beguiling Eyes' (Louisiana Iris)

Iris 'Beguiling Eyes' (Louisiana Iris)
(Grieves, 2014) NEW RELEASE! Very attractive creamy flowers overlaid by random red-purple splashes. No two flowers with the same pattern. A recent hybrid from Western Australian iris hybridiser Don Grieves. Rare.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $60.00 each

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Iris 'Very Vein' (Louisiana Iris)
Iris 'Very Vein' (Louisiana Iris)

Iris 'Very Vein' (Louisiana Iris)
(Grieves, 2014) NEW RELEASE! Very beautiful creamy flowers overlaid by betroot red-purple lines throughout giving a blush effect from a distance. No two flowers with the same pattern. A recent hybrid from Western Australian iris hybridiser Don Grieves. Rare.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $55.00 each

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Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red' (emergent)
Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red' (submergent)

Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red' (Super Red Ludwigia)
NEW RELEASE! Vibrant underwater dark red leaves. Truly beautiful and popular plant. Olive green to light brownish emmerse leaves. Tiny yellow flowers in summer. Often used in aquariums as well as in ponds. The top image is the emergent foliage and the image below is the semi-submerged foliage. Emergent form available summer and sumbergent form available in winter. Rare.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $13.50 each

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Nymphaea 'Blushing Bride'
Nymphaea 'Blushing Bride'

Nymphaea 'Blushing Bride' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Perry's Water Gardens, 1997) NEW RELEASE! Very beautiful globe-like sunset flowers blending creamy peach-yellow to pink on the outer petals. It is one of the most petalled sunset waterlily variety created. The leaves are large and peppered with purplish-brown speckles. One of our favourite imports from Perry's Water Gardens (USA). It that has been in our waterlily collection for some time and now we finally have a few available to share. RARE and in high demand. Very limited supply.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Great as cut flowers

AUD $175.00 each

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Nymphaea 'Denver'

Nymphaea 'Denver' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Strawn, 1997) NEW RELEASE! Gorgeous double cream blooms above the beautiful bright green leaves blotched purplish-brown. As the plant establishes throughout summer, the beautiful hint of cream-yellow colour develops. Very free blooming. A compact growing variety that adapts easily from small to medium sized ponds and tubs. Not to be confused with a similar yellow flowering waterlily offered under this name. One of our all time favourite compact growing waterlilies. An import from USA. Rare.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Great as cut flowers

AUD $100.00 each

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Nymphaea 'Gregg's Orange Beauty'

Nymphaea 'Gregg's Orange Beauty' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Perry's Water Gardens, 1996) NEW RELEASE! One of the most vibrantly coloured waterlily ever created. Beautiful flowers with inner petals bright yellow and outer petals glowing pink. The speckled leaves are initally dark brown fading to green with age. Very free flowering. It has been in our waterlily collection for some time and is definitely one of our favourites. An import from Perry's Water Gardens (USA). RARE.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Great as cut flowers

AUD $125.00 each

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Oenanthe javanica

Oenanthe javanica (Water Parsley)
NEW RELEASE! Sprawling or creeping reddish-brown stems bearing parsley-like green leaves. Quite rare and not commonly available commercially An edible plant when prepared properly. Not for WA.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

AUD $22.00 each

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Rotala sp. 'Green'

Rotala sp. 'Green' (White Flowering Rotala)
NEW RELEASE! Very beautiful pure white flowers on sprawling bright green stems. The underwater leaves of this plant used in aquascaped aquariums. Emergent form available only.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $13.50 each

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Vallisneria nana 'Mainoru River'

Vallisneria nana 'Mainoru River' (Mainoru River Eelgrass)
NEW RELEASE! Very nice and long bright green leaves. Up to approximately 1 cm width at times. Will sometimes continue to grow throughout the winter period if the temperatures aren't too low. Excellent for the any size ponds or frog habitat ponds and aquariums. Limited supply.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Native to Australia

AUD $16.50 each

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Rock and Water Gardening

Rock and Water Gardening
NEW PRODUCT! (Softcover) Author: Peter Robinson
(ISBN: 9781782141853, ISBN-13: 9781782141853)
A practical handbook that covers water feature designs, pond building, plant selections, plant propagation and pond maintenance. An excellent "how to" guide for the beginner and avid gardeners. Full colour photos. Highly recommended.
Total: 256 pages.

AUD $30.00 each

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Wide kidney-shaped planting basket

Wide Kidney-shaped planting basket
NEW PRODUCT! Suitable for aquatic plants such as small waterlilies, marginal plants and shallow water and creeping plants. NOT suitable for lotus plants.
Size: 40cm in length x 24cm in width x 15cm in depth.

AUD $20.00 each

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Code explanations:

Tolerant of cold temperate climate = Tolerant of cold temperate climate
Tolerant of tropical climate = Tolerant of tropical climate
Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate = Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate
Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost = Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost
Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight = Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight
Full Sun = Full Sun
Part Sun & Part Shade = Part Sun & Part Shade
Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features = Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features
Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens = Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens
Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams = Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams
Great as cut flowers = Great as cut flowers
Native to Australia = Native to Australia