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.

All plants are supplied in BARE-ROOTED form (i.e., unpotted and free from soil media).


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Nymphaea 'Gloriosa'

Colocasia esculenta cv. 'Nancy's Revenge' (Nancy's Revenge Taro)
NEW RELEASE!. An attractive ornamental taro. The green leaves will show a bright creamy yellow central vein once the plant matures. Young plants may show a very faint central vein pattern or none. A striking variegated cultivar excellent for colour contrast plantings. RARE. Not for Tas.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Iris 'Exquisite Idea' (Louisiana Iris)

Iris 'Exquisite Idea' (Louisiana Iris)
(Pryor, 2006) NEW RELEASE! Interesting ruffled blooms of red-orange to fuchsia blush on the falls with lemon yellow standards edged with pale fuchsia. An early bloomer. 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

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Iris 'For Dad' (Louisiana Iris)

Iris 'For Dad' (Louisiana Iris)
(Pryor, 1996) NEW RELEASE! Beautiful bright yellow ruffled flowers with strong golden yellow stylearms. Blooms mid-spring and then reblooming later in the season. A large grower, but reliable bloomer at the same time. One of our favourite yellow flowering cultivar. 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 $35.75 each

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Iris 'Kerry Lynette Douglas' (Louisiana Iris)
Iris 'Kerry Lynette Douglas' (Louisiana Iris)

Iris 'Kerry Lynette Douglas' (Louisiana Iris)
(Grieves, 2007) NEW RELEASE! An interesting iris with the margins of the flowers highly fluted. Velvet textured brick red flowers with a sharp bright yellow signal. Blooms early in spring with eye-catching flowers. A reliable bloomer. One of the more vivid colour hybrids by the 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

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Iris 'Peaches In Wine' (Louisiana Iris)

Iris 'Peaches In Wine' (Louisiana Iris)
(Pryor, 1997) NEW RELEASE! Magnificent ruffled blooms with vibrant red falls edged with light peach rim and light peach standards. Creamy peach undersides. A highly desirable cultivar. One of our favourites. AIS Award of Merit 2004. 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

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Iris 'Purple Gloaming' (Louisiana Iris)
Iris 'Purple Gloaming' (Louisiana Iris)

Iris 'Purple Gloaming' (Louisiana Iris)
(Grieves, 2007) NEW RELEASE! Magnificent purple flowers with gold edges and unusual gold undersides. A taller growing cultivar that blooms reliably. Excellent for mass plantings. Blooms around mid-spring. One of the more vivid colour hybrids by the 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

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Nelumbo 'The Queen'
Nelumbo 'The Queen'

Nelumbo 'The Queen' (White Lotus)
(Slocum, 1984) NEW RELEASE! Very beautiful and elegant large creamy white to white single flowers. Large green leaves. This plant has been in our collection for many years. We've finally managed to get around to propagating them. Excellent for dam plantings. Very limited stock. Rare. Not for Tas.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Full Sun  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Nymphaea 'Perry's Super Yellow'
Nymphaea 'Perry's Super Yellow'

Nymphaea 'Perry's Super Yellow' (Hardy Waterlily)
(Slocum, 1996) NEW RELEASE! Very large gorgeous starry yellow blooms. Large green leaves mottled with small purplish-brown splashes. Excellent as cut flowers as it blooms reliably. Suits dam plantings or large ponds. Overall, a fairly large growing plant. An import from Perry's Water Gardens (USA). Rare.
Tolerant of cold temperate climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  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 $220.00 each

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Square Pond Planting Bag

Pond Planting Bag (Square)
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.

AUD $16.50 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