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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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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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 'Canon M.C. Newth OBE'
Nymphaea 'Canon M.C. Newth OBE'

Nymphaea 'Canon M.C. Newth OBE' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Harder, 1999) NEW RELEASE! An exceptional hybrid with long narrow spidery petals of crimson red fading out to white sepals. Mid green leaves with distinctive wide open sinus. Gentle fragrance. Plant it in a bigger container and give it room so it can bloom nicely. A hybrid by the late waterlily hybridiser, Johan Harder. This plant was sourced from the hybridiser's garden. Very rare in cultivation worldwide. Limited supply only.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  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  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 'Elegant Pink'

Nymphaea 'Elegant Pink' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Harder, c. 2000) NEW RELEASE! Beautiful pale soft silvery pink to white flowers. Bright green leaves. Sweetly fragrant. Free flowering and easy to grow. Plant it in a bigger container and give it room so it can bloom nicely. A hybrid by the late waterlily hybridiser, Johan Harder. This plant was sourced from the hybridiser's garden. Very rare in cultivation worldwide. Limited quantities available only.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  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  Great as cut flowers

AUD $125.00 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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Nymphaea 'Highlight'

Nymphaea 'Highlight' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Strawn, 1997) NEW RELEASE! Large beautiful and double light sunset-yellow flowers with a hint of peach glowing from the base of the petals. This variety may sometimes bloom in a shady spot. Delicate fragrance. Green leaves initially blotched and splashed with purplish-brown. One of our imports from Strawn Water Gardens (USA) many years ago. Finally released from our collection. Rare.
Certified Water Lily  Tolerant of cold temperate 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  Great as cut flowers

AUD $150.00 each

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Nymphaea 'Mary Edna Gore'

Nymphaea 'Mary Edna Gore' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Harder, c. 1999) NEW RELEASE! Very beautiful double flowers with narrow deep pink petals fading to white tips. Gently fragrant. Bright green leaves. Similar to the variety Hollandia except that the petals are very narrow. Free flowering. A hybrid by the late waterlily hybridiser, Johan Harder. This plant was sourced from the hybridiser's garden. Very rare in cultivation worldwide. Limited supply.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  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  Great as cut flowers

AUD $125.00 each

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Nymphaea 'Pöstlingberg'

Nymphaea 'Pöstlingberg' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Buggele, 1922) NEW RELEASE! A very beautiful waterlily with glistening pure white flowers. The leaves are a near perfect circle in shape, initially bronze-brown colour ageing to mid-green. This is a large grower and would perfectly suit a large pond or dam planting. One of our favourite imports from a while back. Rare and in limited supply.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams  Great as cut flowers

AUD $75.00 each

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Nymphaea 'Walter Pagels'

Nymphaea 'Walter Pagels' (Small Hardy Waterlily)
(Strawn, 1993) NEW RELEASE! A compact growing variety with beautiful gentle pastel pink to white starry flowers. Small bright green leaves with a wide open leaf sinus. Excellent for the small pond or tub. Very free blooming with a lovely scent. One of our imports from Strawn Water Gardens (USA). Rare and in 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 $80.00 each

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Nymphaea 'Wood's Blue Goddess'

Nymphaea 'Wood's Blue Goddess' (Tropical Waterlily)
(Wood, 1989) NEW RELEASE! Beautiful flowers of deep sky blue colour with very dark violet to black stamens. Leaves are green sparsely speckled with dark purplish-black. Rare.
Certified Water Lily  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  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 $95.00 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 $15.00 each

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Pond Planting Bag

Pond Planting Bag
NEW PRODUCT! This square planting bag is flexible and great for ponds with rocky or uneven bottoms. Suitable for waterlilies, marginal plants, water irises, submerged or oxygenating plants, deep water plants, creeping plants and aquatic cannas. Approximate size: 25cms length x 25cms width x 20cms depth. 1 planting bag per packet. Sold by the packet.

AUD $8.50 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 $17.50 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