Nymphaea 'Wanvisa'

1 litre aquatic pot £34.99
Available in 3 weeks
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Nymphaea 'Wanvisa' water lily: The chamaeleon of the water lily world!

This pond plant dies right back in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Depth of water: 60-150cm (24-60in)
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Ultimate spread: 150cm (48in)
  • Height above surface: 0-15cm (0-4in)
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    When it was first introduced in 2010, this beautiful waterlily was voted 'Best New Waterlily' by the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society. Bred in Thailand, the flowers have a vairegation that has never been seen before in a hardy waterlily and each flower is unique in its pattern. On some, the petals can be a fully flecked mix of apricot pink and creamy yellow, while on others, the variegation can produce flowers that are half cream and half peach. It's a truly unique plant for a medium to large sized pond.

  • Garden care: Water lilies flourish in still water, so do not plant them near a pond pump or fountain, particularly where the water can splash onto their leaves. All our waterlilies are approximately 2 - 3 years old and they are potted up (using a suitable aquatic compost) into 3-litre aquatic pots. These pots are made of a fine mesh, which allows water to circulate through the compost, providing the plants with both oxygen and nutrients. As they are already potted, all you need to do is to place the pot into a pond. Initially the pot should be placed on a stack of bricks so the leaves float on the surface of the water. As the plant matures, remove one layer of bricks at a time, gradually lowering the plant deeper into the pond until the desired depth has been reached.

Delivery options
  • Standard
  • Next / named day
more info

Eventual height & spread

Beautiful and full of flowers


I have had many water lilies in my fish pond over the years but none as pretty as this one. I only bought it this year and it flowered continually and looked very healthy with green leaves all summer. Still a few leaves now and it is December. I am hoping it lasts over the winter and will give a beautiful display next year.





5.0 1


How to create a wildlife-friendly garden

Wildlife-friendly gardens are not only more interesting as you can watch all the comings and goings, but they are often more productive as many creatures will help increase pollination. Garden ponds act as a magnet to dragonflies and damsel flies, along w

Read full article

How to make a garden pond

How to make a garden pond

A garden pond can transform the atmosphere of a garden, adding colour, light and movement. If you include a pond pump [link] then you can enjoy the soothing sound of moving water too. In a small garden an area of open water can actually increase the sense

Read full article

June Week 1

If you do nothing else...water new plants. Make sure new additions do not suffer during dry spells. Plant up summer containers bedding once the threat of frosts has passed. Feed container plants about six weeks after planting. If it’s a nice day...trim he

Read full article

Plant up your pond

Choose a sunny warm day to make the job more pleasant. Use a special aquatic basket with lattice-work sides to plant both marginals for the shallows around the edge of the pond and for deep-water plants such as waterlilies. It is also important to use

Read full article

Adding plants to your pond

Most pond plants are easy to grow and require little maintenance other than the occasional tidy up to remove tired-looking foliage or fading flowerheads, but for a pond to be relatively easy to look after you have to choose varieties that suit the size of

Read full article